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Effects of fire and fire intensity on the germination and establishment of Acacia karroo, Acacia nilotica, Acacia luederitzii and Dichrostachys cinerea in the field

Michele Walters1, Jeremy J Midgley2 and Michael J Somers3*

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1 Conservation Ecology Department, University of Stellenbosch, Private Bag X1, Matieland, 7602, South Africa

2 Department of Botany, University of Cape Town, Private Bag, Rondebosch, South Africa

3 Applied Behaviour and Ecology Lab, Department of Zoology, University of Transkei, Private Bag X1, Umtata, 5117, South Africa

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BMC Ecology 2004, 4:3  doi:10.1186/1472-6785-4-3

Published: 7 April 2004

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Additional File 1:

The parameters of the logit model and odds, estimated odds of germination and the ratio of germination to non-germination for the factors included in the model for germination of certain Acacia seeds in HiP. Gives parameters of the logit model and estimated odds of germination for the various levels of the factors used.

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Additional File 2:

The parameters of the logit model and odds, estimated odds of establishment and the ratio of establishment to non-establishment for the factors included in the model for establishment of certain Acacia species in HiP. Gives parameters of the logit model and estimated odds of establishment for the various levels of the factors used.

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Additional File 3:

Odds ratios for all significant interactions of the establishment model. Compares the odds of establishment between different levels of the factors used.

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