Estimating sample size for a small-quadrat method of botanical survey for application in Mixed Bushveld

  • WG Dörgeloh Applied Natural Sciences, Technikon SA, Private Bag X6, Florida, 1710 South Africa
Keywords: botany, grass density, method, Mixed Bushveld, Nylsvley Nature Reserve, sample size, South Africa, species density, species richness, survey

Abstract

Reports the results of a study conducted to determine an appropriate sample size for a small-quadrat method of botanical survey for application in the Mixed Bushveld of South Africa. Species density and grass density were measured using a small-quadrat method in eight plant communities in the Nylsvley Nature Reserve. Illustrates with a table

Keywords: Botanical surveys; Grass density; Grasslands; Mixed Bushveld; Nylsvley Nature Reserve; Quadrat size species density; Small-quadrat method; Species density; Species richness; botany; sample size; method; survey; south africa

African Journal of Range & Forage Science, Vol. 14, Iss 3, p.87-89
Published
2007-07-03
Section
Articles

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