Two quantitative methods of analysing ungulate habitat data

Author(s)P.F. Scogings, G.K. Theron and J.du P. Bothma
Year Published1990
JournalSouth African Journal of Wildlife Research
Page Numbers9-13
Size452.67 KB
Abstract:

Ungulate habitat data for 10 ungulate types that use the grasslands of Jack Scott Nature Reserve were quantitatively analysed using simultaneous confidence intervals and detrended correspondence analysis. The first method is hypothesis-testing whereas the second method is hypothesis-generating. The two methods complemented each other and both revealed the same major habitat selection patterns.

Keywords: grasslands, habitat selection, ungulates
Authors: P.F. Scogings, G.K. Theron and J.du P. Bothma
Journal: South African Journal of Wildlife Research 


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