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Table 4 Response of herbaceous species richness, diversity, and relative abundance to treatments

From: Effect of rangeland rehabilitation on the herbaceous species composition and diversity in Suswa catchment, Narok County, Kenya

  Relative abundance Diversity Richness
  Grasses Grasses Grasses
Treatment Annual Perennial Forbs Annual Perennial Forbs Annual Perennial Forbs
Management 0.340 < 0.001 < 0.001 0.012 < 0.001 0.011 0.020 < 0.001 < 0.001
Slope 0.719 < 0.001 < 0.001 0.240 < 0.001 0.001 0.154 < 0.001 < 0.001
Season 0.032 0.065 < 0.001 0.018 0.73 0.010 0.040 0.043 < 0.001
Management*slope 0.026 0.157 0.070 0.067 < 0.001 0.969 0.056 < 0.001 0.035
Management*season 0.447 0.064 0.081 0.582 0.161 0.106 0.147 0.056 < 0.001
Slope*season 0.106 < 0.001 0.039 0.611 0.007 0.219 0.373 0.062 0.020
Management*slope*season 0.23 0.673 0.118 0.742 0.057 0.383 0.226 0.461 0.067
  1. Probability (significance detected at P < 0.05, highly significant at P < 0.01) > Tukey’s HSD test