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Horticultural Sciences: Systematic reviews

This guide is intended to help students studying horticultural sciences with basic library skills and how to use information resources

Prisma: Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses

See more at PRISMA: http://www.prisma-statement.org/

The difference between systematic reviews and meta-analyses

Watch particularly at 4-6 minutes of this video where Mattias Egger sets out the differences between the two. The whole video is worth a watch if you are embarking on either!

ROSES: Reporting standards for Systematic Evidence Syntheses in environmental research

 

Haddaway NR, Macura B, Whaley P, and Pullin AS. 2017. ROSES flow diagram for systematic reviews. Version 1.0. DOI: 10.6084/m9.figshare.5897389

 

See more at: https://www.roses-reporting.com/

More reading

Lockwood, C. and Oh, E.G., 2017. Systematic reviews: Guidelines, tools and checklists for authors. Nursing & health sciences, 19(3), pp.273-277. Available: https://doi.org/10.1111/nhs.12353 

Moher, D., Shamseer, L., Clarke, M., Ghersi, D., Liberati, A., Petticrew, M., Shekelle, P. and Stewart, L.A., 2015. Preferred reporting items for systematic review and meta-analysis protocols (PRISMA-P) 2015 statement. Systematic reviews, 4(1), p.1. Available: http://dx.doi.org.ez.sun.ac.za/10.1186/2046-4053-4-1

Boland, Cherry, Dickson, Boland, Angela, Cherry, M. G., and Dickson, R. Doing a Systematic Review : A Student's Guide. 2nd ed. 2017. Print. Available: Stellenbosch University Library Lower Level 001.42 DOI 

Petticrew, Mark., Helen Roberts, and Wiley Online Library. Systematic Reviews in the Social Sciences : A Practical Guide. Malden, MA: Blackwell Pub., 2006. Print. Available: Stellenbosch University Library   Lower Level   300.723 PET