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field trial

a study of a new product/process in the actual conditions for which it was intended; for example testing GM crops in normal cultivation conditions.
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The researcher's view A randomized field trial is an experimental research design used to estimate the effect of an intervention or "treatment" (e.g., a math program) on a particular outcome (e.g., math achievement).
To establish users' preferred method of navigation on small screens such as mobile phones, the MWI is calling for participants to take part in a field trial that will help shape how the best practise guidelines are created.
Gundog field trials are probably the ultimate test of rapport between handler and dog.
In 2003, accounts of field trials of a household-based flocculant-disinfectant for water treatment were published for the first time.
These buses represent the fourth field trial for Ballard fuel cell-powered buses in North America.
Before chastising education reformers, however, it is crucial to recognize how young an innovation the randomized field trial truly is.
Agency for International Development (USAID) have launched field trials of a promising malaria vaccine candidate.
Wearing biohazard suits and marking the field with giant syringes, the protesters warned that open-air field trials of genetically engineered (GE) pharmaceutical crops pose unacceptable risks to the food supply and the environment.
The results of a field trial conducted this summer by The Fibre Box Association (FBA) and grocery retailer A&P to test the performance of FBA's new common footprint containers show significant improvements in their arrival condition at both the distribution center (DC) and the store.
Quotient reported EU field trial performance data for its initial MosaiQ Serological Disease Screening, or SDS, Microarray.
Supporting fintech field trial by Zengin - net as an application development vendor
The field trial will be conducted at Cornell University's New York State Agricultural Experiment Station.