Unformatted text preview: be attained with that sample. Similarity : Jaccard-the number of species that are common in two samples, the number of species in one site and not the other. 4. Formulate hypotheses about 1) what burn plot you would predict to be the most diverse, based on the intermediate disturbance hypothesis, 2) which burn plot you would expect to be most similar in species composition to the control (unburned) plot, and 3) how wiregrass and canopy cover will vary with fire frequency. 1) Based on the intermediate disturbance hypothesis, the plot that is burned every 5 years would be the most diverse. 2) The burn plot that will be most similar in species composition to the control plot will be the one burned every seven years. 3) Wiregrass and the canopy will be more abundant in areas burned more frequently....
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- Fall '07
- Biodiversity, Intermediate Disturbance Hypothesis