Faisalabad (sugarcane)
Basic information
Sample name: Faisalabad (sugarcane)

Reference: M. A. Beg, M. Mushtaq ul Hassan, . Durr i Ishahwar, and M. S. Nadeem. 2006. The dynamics of rats and mice populations inhabiting wheat-sugarcane based croplands in central Punjab (Pakistan). Pakistan Journal of Zoology 42(3):311-323 [ER 945]
Geography
Country: Pakistan
State: Punjab

Coordinate: 31° 25' N, 73° 7' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "about 15 km west of Faisalabad city"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical savanna
Altered habitat: cropland
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 33.5
CMT: 11.5
MAP: 390.0
Habitat comments: "the natural vegetation of this part of the Indus plain was the tropical thorn forest" and the study was located on "a 100-acre block of wheat-sugarcane based croplands of central Punjab"
CMT and WMT are based in mean daily min/max for January and June
Methods
Life forms: rodents
Sampling methods: baited, snap traps
Sample size: 223
Years: 1993, 1994
Days: 55
Net or trap nights: 1385
Sampling comments: there were 11 months of trapping and "monthly trappings lasted for five consecutive nights" with "10 rat snap traps (17cm x 9cm) and five mouse snap traps (12cm x 6cm)" placed at five stations each in 7, 8, or 11 locations; traps were baited but the exact bait is not mentioned
Metadata
Sample: 1427
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-02-28 20:24:23
Modified: 2015-02-28 20:24:50
Abundance distribution
4 species
0 singletons
total count 223
Fisher's α: 0.692
geometric series k: 0.2900
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6689
Shannon's H: 1.1368
Good's u: 1.0000
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