EXST7005 Fall2010 Daily Quiz 19

EXST7005 Fall2010 Daily Quiz 19 - The three areas studied...

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EXST 7005 Daily Analysis 19 Carefully read the description of the experiment below. Be prepared to answer the questions that follow the design description as a class quiz. An researcher studying the ecology of bees in interested in the spread of the Africanized Honeybee ( Apis mellifera scutellata ) and its effect on traditional Mayan beekeeping in Mexico? Historically, an important bee in Mayan areas was the stingless bee group Meliponinae, and in particular the species Melipona beecheii . The current species composition and distribution of bees was determined for three areas with different levels of human intervention.
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Unformatted text preview: The three areas studied included two traditional agricultural areas, Kampocolche and Santa Maria, and a reserve the Sian Kaan. The study classified the bees into three categories, (1) the Africanized Honeybee, (2) the stingless bee group and (3) other bees. Nine transects were sampled in each of the areas of interest the number of colonies on each transect summed to obtain a total number of bee colonies for each bee category and area. How would the researcher determine if the number of colonies observed in each area occurred in approximately the same proportion as other areas?...
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2011 for the course EXST 7005 taught by Professor Geaghan,j during the Fall '08 term at LSU.

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