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African Journal of Range and Forage Science

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

WG Dörgeloh

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



http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10220119.1997.9647927
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