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The Ecological Profiles Technique applied to data from Lichtenburg, South Africa

J. W. Morris, J. -L. Guillerm
Bothalia | Vol 11, No 3 | a1480 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/abc.v11i3.1480 | © 1974 J. W. Morris, J. -L. Guillerm | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 13 November 1974 | Published: 04 December 1974

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J. W. Morris, Botanical Research Institute, Department of Agricultural Technical Services
J. -L. Guillerm, Centre d’Etudes Phytosociologiques et Ecologiques, France

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Abstract

The method of ecological profiles and information shared between species and ecological variables, developed in France, is described for the first time in English. Preliminary results, using the technique on Bankenveld quadrat data from Lichtenburg, Western Transvaal, are given. It is concluded that the method has great potential value for the understanding of the autecology of South African species provided that the sampling method is appropriate.


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