Glossary F

The Environmental Glossary. Letter F +++ 'Fuel', 'Fossil fuel', 'Frequency'
factory ships are industrial-style ships used for the large-scale collection and processing of fish.

Deutsch: Fruchtfolge / Español: Rotación de cultivos / Português: Rotação de culturas / Français: Rotation culturale -/ Italiano: Rotazione delle colture 

The term fallow may refer to any of the following:

A False Acceptance Decision Error is a result that occurs as a decision maker accepts the null hypothesis (baseline condition) when it is actually false; also can be referred to as a false negative decision error or a Type II error.

False Negative is the name of a result that occurs when the sample or environmental condition is reported not to contain an analyte, microorganism, etc., when the sample actually does.

A False Negative Decision Error is a result that occurs when the decision maker accepts the null hypothesis (baseline condition) when it is really false; also called a Type II error.

The False Positive is a result that occurs when a sample is reported to contain an analyte, microorganism, etc., when it actually does not contain the analyte.

A False Positive Decision Error is a result that occurs as a decision maker rejects the null hypothesis (baseline condition) when it is really true; also called a Type I error.

The False Rejection Decision Error is a result that occurs when a decision maker rejects the null hypothesis (baseline condition) when it is really true; also known as a Type I error. Occasionally may be called a false positive decision error.

A family planning is a system of limiting family size and the Frequency of childbearing by the appropriate use of contraceptive techniques.
Famine is the widespread malnutrition and starvation in a particular area because of a shortage of food, usually caused by drought, war, flood, earthquake, or other catastrophic events that disrupt food production and distribution.