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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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Phenotypes (the trait characteristics we can see) of qualitative traits can be broken into distinct categories in which every member in that category looks the same.
Results of the current study revealed that treatment with 2 mM SA and Paros cultivar had higher quantitative and qualitative traits than other cultivars in most cases and it had optimum TA, vitamin C content and TSS/TA ratio.
For the comparison of population frequencies for qualitative traits (wing color, standard color), a Fisher's exact test was used and calculated with the PROC FREQ procedure in the SAS software package, release 6.
In addition, the test has been extended to the analysis of quantitative traits in addition to qualitative traits.
Estimates of genetic parameters to determine variability for foliage yield and its different quantitative and qualitative traits in vegetable amaranth (A.
Most of the selected qualitative traits were found principally influential in the PCA.
Evaluation of quantitative and qualitative traits of candidate sugarcane varieties in comparison with commercial variety BL-4.
For the purpose of this study, main tiller spikes of 3191 mature plants were characterized for a total of seven quantitative and 19 qualitative traits (Table 1).
Mutagenesis has been useful in manipulating the cotton genome for enhancement of quantitative and qualitative traits (Bhat and Dani, 1990).
In addition qualitative traits such as stem color, leaf color, seed color and seed shape were also considered.

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