Soybean {nlme}R Documentation

Growth of soybean plants

Description

The Soybean data frame has 412 rows and 5 columns.

Format

This data frame contains the following columns:

Plot
a factor giving a unique identifier for each plot.
Variety
a factor indicating the variety; Forrest (F) or Plant Introduction #416937 (P).
Year
a factor indicating the year the plot was planted.
Time
a numeric vector giving the time the sample was taken (days after planting).
weight
a numeric vector giving the average leaf weight per plant (g).

Details

These data are described in Davidian and Giltinan (1995, 1.1.3, p.7) as ``Data from an experiment to compare growth patterns of two genotypes of soybeans: Plant Introduction #416937 (P), an experimental strain, and Forrest (F), a commercial variety.''

Source

Pinheiro, J. C. and Bates, D. M. (2000), Mixed-Effects Models in S and S-PLUS, Springer, New York. (Appendix A.27)

Davidian, M. and Giltinan, D. M. (1995), Nonlinear Models for Repeated Measurement Data, Chapman and Hall, London.

Examples

summary(fm1 <- nlsList(SSlogis, data = Soybean))

[Package nlme version 3.1-80 Index]