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Qualitative

Describing economic, market and other research not directly related to mathematical data. Qualitative factors are based on the assumption that economic actors, being human beings, are susceptible to acting on factors that may not directly correlate with facts. Qualitative factors may include management practices or brand recognition when recommending investment decisions to clients or brokers. See also: Assurance, Panic selling, Quantitative research.
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The objective of this research was to study the effects of irrigation intervals and planting patterns on yield and qualitative traits of forage sorghum.
Breeding progress in morphsphysiological, agronomical and qualitative traits of durum wheat cultivars released in Italy during the 20th century.

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