Effect of Rotational Shepherding on Demographic and Genetic Connectivity of Calcareous Grassland Plants
Version of Record online: 2 DEC 2013
© 2013 Society for Conservation Biology
Volume 28, Issue 2, pages 467–477, April 2014
How to Cite
RICO, Y., BOEHMER, H. J. and WAGNER, H. H. (2014), Effect of Rotational Shepherding on Demographic and Genetic Connectivity of Calcareous Grassland Plants. Conservation Biology, 28: 467–477. doi: 10.1111/cobi.12186
- Issue online: 18 MAR 2014
- Version of Record online: 2 DEC 2013
- Manuscript Accepted: 5 JUL 2013
- Manuscript Received: 27 JUL 2012
- Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC Discovery Grant to H.W.),
- National Council on Science and Technology of Mexico (CONACYT to Y.R.)
Disclaimer: Supplementary materials have been peer-reviewed but not copyedited.
Optimized α values of 5 dij distance models for 31 habitat specialist plants of calcareous grasslands (Appendix S1), estimates of genetic diversity for 11 polymorphic loci in 59 grassland patches in Dianthus carthusianorum (Appendix S2), and results of sensitivity analyses restricting focal sites to continuously grazed patches for the best performing parameters of the Si connectivity index (Appendix S3) are available online. The authors are solely responsible for the content and functionality of these materials. Queries, other than the absence of material, should be directed to the corresponding author
Table S1. Optimized α values of 5 dij distance models for 31 habitat specialist plants of calcareous grasslands Bold numbers indicate the α value for the best performing connectivity model.
|cobi12186-sup-0002-AppendixS2.docx||27K||Table S2. Estimates of genetic diversity for eleven polymorphic loci in 59 grassland patches in Dianthus carthusianorum. Patches are defined by population size and patch type as core areas, grazed restored patches (consistently grazed, intermittently grazed), and ungrazed patches. N, sampled size; Ho, observed heterozygosity; He, expected heterozygosity, Ar rarefied mean allelic richness.|
|cobi12186-sup-0003-AppendixS3.docx||29K||Table S3. Sensitivity analysis restricting focal sites to continuously grazed patches for the best performing parameters of the Si patch connectivity index and relative contribution of patch connectivity (Si) and microsite diversity (Elem) to the total variance explained of final models of patch occupancy for 31 habitat specialist plants of calcareous grasslands.|
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