Standard Article


Ecological Statistics

  1. Allan Stewart-Oaten

Published Online: 15 JAN 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9780470057339.vap046.pub2

Encyclopedia of Environmetrics

Encyclopedia of Environmetrics

How to Cite

Stewart-Oaten, A. 2013. Pseudoreplication . Encyclopedia of Environmetrics. 4.

Author Information

  1. University of California at Santa Barbara, CA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2013


Hurlbert defines pseudo-replication as “testing for treatment effects with an error term inappropriate to the hypothesis being considered”. An alternative definition is “estimating the size of chance variation without accounting for all its likely sources”.