Towards visual assessment of succulent valley bushveld.

  • Stuart-Hill G.C.


Visual vegetation assessment was tested for repeatability and accuracy and compared with an objective survey technique for time and cost efficiency. Eighteen operators first inspected a range of sites where ecological status was known. Using these for reference, they then visually inspected and independently estimated the ecological status of 15 other sitesLanguage: English

Keywords: Accuracy; Efficiency; Field procedures; Range monitoring; Repeatability; Vegetation assessment; Veld conditions; ecological status; monitoring; precision; relationships; veld condition; valley bushveld; vegetation; survey technique; technique; kirkwood district; eastern cape; south africa


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eISSN: 1727-9380
print ISSN: 1022-0119