Ecological Archives E090-109-A5

Tracey B. Champlin, John C. Kilgo, and Christopher E. Moorman. 2009. Food abundance does not determine bird use of early-successional habitat. Ecology 90:1586–1594.

Appendix E (Table E1). Percentage of vegetation cover and stem density in six treatment and six control canopy gaps at the Savannah River Site, South Carolina (2002–2003). Degrees of freedom are F1,6 for all variables in both years.

 

Percent Vegetation Cover

 

Stem Density

Variable

Control

Treated

SE

F

P

 

Control

Treated

SE

F

P

TOTAL

                     

2002

45.21

47.76

4.56

0.31

0.597

 

40.71

49.90

5.80

2.52

0.166

2003

53.57

59.17

10.10

0.31

0.600

 

49.30

57.89

7.24

1.41

0.281

FORB

                     

2002

15.10

15.95

5.62

0.02

0.884

 

17.32

20.44

7.34

0.18

0.686

2003

12.43

13.21

3.55

0.05

0.832

 

9.47

11.11

3.27

0.25

0.635

GRASS

                     

2002

22.31

24.60

5.84

0.15

0.709

 

12.91

21.07

5.18

2.48

0.166

2003

23.69

31.83

7.61

1.15

0.326

 

26.41

38.04

6.78

2.95

0.137

VINE

                     

2002

3.19

2.36

1.57

0.28

0.616

 

6.67

3.61

3.37

0.67

0.444

2003

6.45

3.86

2.98

0.76

0.418

 

9.31

4.16

4.98

1.09

0.337

WOODY

                     

2002

4.62

4.86

1.67

0.02

0.891

 

3.81

4.79

0.84

1.37

0.287

2003

11.00

10.26

4.77

0.02

0.882

 

4.11

4.58

1.58

0.09

0.774


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