. All areas of biometry are covered in this dictionary including agricultural and medical sciences, clinical and epidemiological studies, ecology, population and quantitative genetics, population dynamics, survival analysis and growth curve analysis. General statistical methodology is also covered, e.g. experimental design, probability theory, stochastic processes and time series analysis, distribution theory, point and interval estimation, selection theory, hypothesis testing, regression analysis, analysis of variance and multivariate analysis. The explanations are on a low mathematical level and can be understood by people with an introductory knowledge of statistics. All the terms are explained in English and translated into French, Spanish, Dutch, German, Italian and Russian by specialists from the corresponding countries.