Mole rats act as ecosystem engineers within a biodiversity hotspot, the Cape Fynbos
Article first published online: 13 AUG 2012
© 2012 The Authors. Journal of Zoology © 2012 The Zoological Society of London
Journal of Zoology
Volume 289, Issue 1, pages 19–26, January 2013
How to Cite
Hagenah, N., Bennett, N. C. (2013), Mole rats act as ecosystem engineers within a biodiversity hotspot, the Cape Fynbos. Journal of Zoology, 289: 19–26. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-7998.2012.00958.x
- Issue published online: 21 DEC 2012
- Article first published online: 13 AUG 2012
- Manuscript Accepted: 12 JUL 2012
- Manuscript Revised: 2 JUL 2012
- Manuscript Received: 12 JAN 2012
- University of Pretoria
- DST-NRF SARChI Chair of Mammal Behavioural Ecology and Physiology
Table S1 Results of t-tests of the effects of habitat on the soil nutrient contents in the undisturbed areas. Statistical significances are indicated in italics. § denotes log transformation.
Table S2 Availability of the different plant species in the wet and dry habitats. The ‘other’ category comprises all plant species that made up <1.5% of the species available.
Table S3 Results of a two-way ANOVA of the effects of habitat and mole rat presence/absence on the mean plant biomass at small scales. Data were square root transformed prior to the analysis. Statistical significances are indicated in italics.
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