Seed abundances in soil samples

Description

Number of seeds of different species germinating from 121 soil samples collected in a tropical secondary forest.

Usage

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Format

A matrix with 34 rows for species and 121 columns corresponding to different soil samples.

Source

Butler & Chazdon 1998. Example data distributed with the EstimateS program (Colwell 2005).

References

Butler, B. J., & R. L. Chazdon. 1998. Species richness, spatial variation, and abundance of the soil seed bank of a secondary tropical rain forest. Biotropica 30:214-222.

Colwell, R K; J A Coddington. 1994. Estimating terrestrial biodiversity through extrapolation. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B 345:101-118.

Colwell, R. K. 2005. EstimateS: Statistical estimation of species richness and shared species from samples. Version 7.5. User's Guide and application published at: http://purl.oclc.org/estimates.

Examples

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