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Table 9 The number of studies included in the systematic map employing various categories of experimental design

From: What are the effects of agricultural management on soil organic carbon in boreo-temperate systems?

Experimental designNo. of studies
Randomised design (blocked)276
Not stated126
Split-plot design95
Randomised design (split-plot)77
Time series53
Blocked design33
Randomised design25
Factorial design14
Paired design12
Strip-plot design10
Latin square8
  1. Studies could be represented by multiple categories where mixed designs were used