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Quadrats

(noun) Plural form of quadrat.

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Determine number of species in a country

... that asked - How would one go about determining the number of species of plants and animals in their country? I know for small areas you can use quadrats and what not but I have no idea how to approach this question that is asking me to evaluate an entire country. (And checking previous data ...

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by Elinor
Mon Apr 26, 2010 1:48 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Determine number of species in a country
Replies: 1
Views: 2033

Re: bio investigation

... i have to plan an investigation to determine the distribution and abundance of two named species of plant in a specific habitat using quadrats and to determine if this is affectd by the water content of the soil using dry mass calculations. if u got any nifo about dis can u plezz help ...

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by he4rtl355
Thu May 12, 2005 11:19 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: AS Biology coursework
Replies: 6
Views: 8190

Quadrats

... dry mass calculations. I plan to use a 10m long transect running from the pond away to drier soil. I will take soil samples every metre and use quadrats to estimate % cover of the two species. Firstly, I'm not sure which species to use. Ideally I need one that likes wet soil and one that likes ...

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by Dani_6
Thu Apr 07, 2005 11:49 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Quadrats
Replies: 1
Views: 10179

quadrat investigation

I would say to use square quadrats and then use a percentage cover of each quadrat. Point quadrats would take other species of plant into account. For the number it depends on the length of the transect, and for the size of the quadrat ...

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by Jesskat14
Mon Apr 04, 2005 12:42 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: quadrat investigation
Replies: 19
Views: 16872

quadrat investigation

thank you! Just a few more questions though How many quadrats should be done along the line?? How many would give significant results? Also can you only use square quadrats with belt transects or can you use point quadrats as well?? Because i thought ...

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by Lizzy23
Mon Apr 04, 2005 12:29 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: quadrat investigation
Replies: 19
Views: 16872
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