Sokoine University of Agriculture
Basic information
Sample name: Sokoine University of Agriculture
Sample aka: Morogoro

Reference: S. Vibe-Petersen, H. Leirs, and L. de Bruyn. 2006. Effects of predation and dispersal on Mastomys natalensis population dynamics in Tanzanian maize fields. Journal of Animal Ecology 75(1):213-220 [ER 899]
Country: Tanzania

Coordinate: 6° 51' S, 37° 38' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical savanna
Altered habitat: cropland
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: sites were in "a 60 ha farm area consisting of a mosaic of cultivated and fallow land"; clearly a savanna based on the description of fallow land plants
there is "a short wet season approximately from October to December and a long wet season from March to June"
Life forms: rodents, other small mammals
Sampling methods: no design, owl pellets
Sample size: 384
Years: 1998 - 2000
Sampling comments: "avian predator pellets"
Sample: 1347
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-02-22 21:33:36
Modified: 2015-02-22 21:33:36
Abundance distribution
4 species
0 singletons
total count 384
standardised richness: 4.0
Fisher's α: 0.622
geometric series k: 0.2648
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.2799
Shannon's H: 0.5869
Good's u: 1.0000