INDICATOR SPECIES ANALYSIS OF BIRD OF PREY; CASE STUDY FOR FARMLAND IN ATABEY


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Aksan S.

FRESENIUS ENVIRONMENTAL BULLETIN, vol.28, no.9, pp.6773-6778, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/s12917-017-1292-0
  • Title of Journal : FRESENIUS ENVIRONMENTAL BULLETIN
  • Page Numbers: pp.6773-6778

Abstract

This study was carried out in order to determine ayes and cultivated plants as indicator species of bird of prey in Atabey province. 60 sample sites were taken in the course of the study. Presence/absence data for ayes and cultivated plants were recorded at each sample site. The data (in first stage to see the relationship ayes and bird of prey, then in the second stage to see the relationship cultivated plants and bird of prey), Chi-square test was performed with SPSS. Indicator species and relationship orientation of these species were determined by using interspecific correlation analysis. As a result of study, negative and positive indicator species of bird of prey determined. In the first stage indicator bird species of bird of prey and in the second stage indicator cultivated plant species of bird of prey has been detected. Detrended correspondence analysis (DCA) was applied with the Past program to examine the situation of ayes and cultivated plants between bird of prey with sample sites.