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Table 1 Experimental design of the study and plant biomass samples per block (site) in Chagni ranch, Northwest Ethiopia

From: Effects of grazing intensity to water source on grassland condition, yield and nutritional content of selected grass species in Northwest Ethiopia

Response variables Distance from water point Sites/block
Transect Distance A B C D Total
Herbaceous (n = 160) TD1 150–330 m 10 10 10 10 40
TD2 350–530 m 10 10 10 10 40
TD3 550–730 m 10 10 10 10 40
TD4 750–930 m 10 10 10 10 40
Total 40 40 40 40 160
Trees (n = 80) TD1 150–330 m 5 5 5 5 20
TD2 350–530 m 5 5 5 5 20
TD3 550–730 m 5 5 5 5 20
TD4 750–930 m 5 5 5 5 20
Total 20 20 20 20 80
Bush (n = 112) TD1 150–330 m 7 7 7 7 28
TD2 350–530 m 7 7 7 7 28
TD3 550–730 m 7 7 7 7 28
TD4 750–930 m 7 7 7 7 28
Total 28 28 28 28 112
Shrubs (n = 128) TD1 150–330 m 8 8 8 8 32
TD2 350–530 m 8 8 8 8 32
TD3 550–730 m 8 8 8 8 32
TD4 750–930 m 8 8 8 8 32
Total   32 32 32 32 128
Chemical analysis TD1 150–330 m 4 4 4 4 16
TD2 350–530 m 4 4 4 4 16
TD3 550–730 m 4 4 4 4 16
TD4 750–930 m 4 4 4 4 16
Total 16 16 16 16 64
  1. TD1 transect distance 1, TD2 transect distance 2, TD3 transect distance 3, TD4 transect distance 4