Towards visual assessment of succulent valley bushveld.
AbstractVisual 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