box-and-whiskers plot

box-and-whiskers plot

A graph representing data in quartiles, in which the data points above the 25th percentage and below the 75th are included in a box, the data points below the 25th percentage and above the 75th are represented by lines (“whiskers”) below and above the box, and the median is shown by a line within the box. The median is the value that has an equal number of data points above it and below it.
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Seven texts contained references to published work by Tukey, but these references were mainly for specific techniques, most typically the stem-and-leaf display and box-and-whiskers plot, which were presented in 15 and 9 texts respectively.
The germination data from these three experiments were reported by exploratory data analysis using box-and-whiskers plots according to Banzatto and Kronka (2008).
The lower fence of the box-and-whiskers plots for seeds immersed in the PEG-6000 for six days was approximately 40 hrs, and the treatment for seven days delayed the last germination event to more than 160 hrs.