The book provides an easy understanding of sampling techniques used in applied fields such as agriculture, horticulture and forestry etc. Covers a wide range of topics depending on their functionality, mathematical ideas and practical examples, which have been discussed through illustrations with appropriate theoretical examples and numbers with continuous accuracy.
This book will be useful for undergraduate, postgraduate students, researchers in the field of mathematics, statistics / agricultural statistics, economics / agricultural economics and other applied fields.
1. Introduction, 2. Sample Design, 3. Simple Random Sampling, 4. Stratified Sampling, 5. Systematic Sampling, 6. Cluster Sampling, 7. Some Other Sampling Techniques, 8. Non-Probability Sampling Techniques, 9. Sampling with Varying Probabilities, 10. Sampling and Estimation of Proportion, 11. Ratio and Regression Estimators, 12 . Non-Response and Unconventional Sampling, Suggested Readings and References