Ecological Archives A022-098-A1

Vilis O. Nams. 2012. Shape of patch edges affects edge permeability for meadow voles. Ecological Applications 22:1827–1837. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/11-1034.1

Appendix A. Detailed results of statistical analyses.

TABLE A1. ANOVA results at each distMowed for track density.

distMowed Source df MS F P
-3 Treat 2 0.301 1.87 0.16
Error 58 0.16
3 Treat 2 0.457 6.20 0.003
Error 58 0.073
30 Treat 2 0.0138 0.213 0.81
Error 58 0.0658
100 Treat 2 0.0079 0.237 0.79
Error 58 0.034

TABLE A2. ANOVA results for each treatment for track density.*Only 3,-3 for distMowed.

  df MS F P
In distMowed 1 1.23 5.52 0.021
distRight 2 3.77 16.9 0.001
distMowed × distRight 2 0.823 3.69 0.028
Replicate 20 0.514 2.30 0.0036
Error 100 0.223    
Out distMowed 1 2.41 22.2 0.001
distRight 2 0.360 3.32 0.041
distMowed × distRight 1 0.072 0.665 0.42
Replicate 20 0.268 2.47 0.0024
Error 80 0.108    

TABLE A3. Overall ANOVA results for Edge-following.

  df MS F P
distMowed 1 0.176 0.43 0.51
distRight 1 1.288 3.14 0.078
Treat 1 0.001 0.01 0.98
Replicate 38 0.487 1.19 0.23
distMowed × distRight 1 0.302 0.74 0.39
distMowed × Treat 1 2.758 6.73 0.01
distRight × Treat 1 0.172 0.42 0.52
distMowed × distRight × Treat 1 2.416 5.89 0.016
Error 181 0.323    

TABLE A4. ANOVA results for each treatment for Edge-following.

  df MS F P
In distMowed 1 0.596 2.10 0.15
distRight 2 1.293 4.56 0.012
Replicate 18 0.213 0.75 0.75
distMowed × distRight 2 0.228 0.80 0.45
Error 146 0.284    
Out distMowed 1 0.361 1.27 0.26
distRight 1 0.878 3.09 0.082
Replicate 20 0.569 2.00 0.014
distMowed × distRight 2 1.935 6.81 0.002
Error 91 0.283    
Straight distMowed 1 0.007 0.02 0.89
Replicate 18 0.467 1.38 0.16
Error 83 0.338    

TABLE A5. Overall ANOVA results for directionality along the edge (To-tip).

Effect df MS F P
distMowed 1 0.153 0.80 0.37
distRight 1 0.157 0.82 0.37
Treat 1 1.509 7.91 0.006
Replicate 33 0.267 1.40 0.11
distMowed × distRight 1 0.112 0.59 0.45
distMowed × Treat 1 0.015 0.08 0.78
distRight × Treat 1 1.073 5.62 0.019
Error 114 0.191    

TABLE A6. Overall ANOVA results for directionality perpendicular to edge (To-inside).

Effect df MS F P
distMowed 1 0.000 0.01 0.97
distRight 1 0.592 4.08 0.047
Treat 1 0.004 0.03 0.87
Replicate 38 0.256 1.77 0.016
distMowed × distRight 1 0.038 0.09 0.76
distMowed × Treat 1 0.148 0.36 0.55
distRight × Treat 1 0.323 0.79 0.37
distMowed × distRight × Treat 1 0.387 0.94 0.33
Error 86 0.145    

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