R Dataset / Package boot / fir


On this Picostat.com statistics page, you will find information about the fir data set which pertains to Counts of Balsam-fir Seedlings. The fir data set is found in the boot R package. You can load the fir data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("fir"). This will load the data into a variable called fir. If R says the fir data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("boot") and then attempt to reload the data. If you need to download R, you can go to the R project website. You can download a CSV (comma separated values) version of the fir R data set. The size of this file is about 325 bytes.

Counts of Balsam-fir Seedlings


The fir data frame has 50 rows and 3 columns.

The number of balsam-fir seedlings in each quadrant of a grid of 50 five foot square quadrants were counted. The grid consisted of 5 rows of 10 quadrants in each row.




This data frame contains the following columns:


The number of seedlings in the quadrant.


The row number of the quadrant.


The quadrant number within the row.


Davison, A.C. and Hinkley, D.V. (1997) Bootstrap Methods and Their Application. Cambridge University Press.


Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.

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Attachment Size
dataset-37975.csv 325 bytes
Dataset License
GNU General Public License v2.0
Documentation License
GNU General Public License v2.0