Data Selected by Fields : Growth
FILE  DESCRIPTION  PROPERTIES 
BACTERIA  The growth of a bacterial colony as a function of time.  Increasing, Sigmoidal 
BEANS  Beans were placed in a styrofoam cup, covered them lightly with soil, and watered regularly. On the tenth day sprouts emerged. This shows the height as a function of time.  Increasing, Sigmoidal 
CRAB  The claw weight versus body weight of fiddlercrabs.  Increasing, Concave Up 
CYNTHIA  Cynthia's approximate height from age 1 to age 12.  Increasing, Concave Down 
DUCKWEED  The results of an experiment in which Duckweed fronds—large compound leaves—were counted every week.  Increasing, Concave Up 
FLOWER  The height of sunflower plants as a function of time.  Increasing, Sigmoidal 
GUINEA  The prenatal growth of a GuineaPig. The length is a function of time.  Increasing, Sigmoidal 
LUPINE  The growth of a Lupine from day 4 to day 21.  Increasing, Sigmoidal 
MAIZE  The weight of an ear of maize as a function of time.  Increasing, Sigmoidal 
MOTHS  The number of acres defoliated by gypsy moths as a function of time.
 Increasing, Concave Up 
NSPLAICE  The weight of North Sea plaice as a function of time.  Increasing, Concave Up 
PLAICE  The results of an experiment relating the weight of plaice to its length.  Increasing, Concave Up 
PLANT  The total area of the leaves of a plant as a function of time.  Increasing, Sigmoidal 
POSTNATAL  The length, from month to month, of a newly born child.  Increasing, Sigmoidal 
PRENATAL  The length, from month to month, of a prenatal child.  Increasing, Sigmoidal 
SOLE  The weight of North Sea sole as a function of time.  Increasing, Sigmoidal 
STURGEON  A biologist measured the length of a sturgeon over a 21 year period. This shows the length in centimeters as a function of the time in years.  Increasing, Concave Down 
URUGUAY  In 1961 fertilized grasslegume pastures were introduced into Uruguay. This shows the total number of ranchers who adopted this new technology from 1965 to 1976.  Increasing, Sigmoidal 
YEAST  The amount of yeast as a function of time.  Increasing, Sigmoidal 
Fields:
 Chemistry 
Electricity 
Growth 
Motion 
Population 
Miscellaneous 
