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Table 1 Effects of treatments on different parameters after treatment application

From: Control of bush encroachment in Borana zone of southern Ethiopia: effects of different control techniques on rangeland vegetation and tick populations

Treatments Basal cover (%) Litter cover (%) Soil erosion (%) Soil compaction (%) Nymph-stage tick/ha Adult-stage tick/ha DeadA.drepanolobium(%) DeadA.mellifera(%)
1 54 bc 31.7 a 9.3 a 45.0 a 5,555.6 d 555.6 b 17.4 b 33.3 ab
2 55 bc 30.7 a 10.7 a 40.0 a 13,888.9 b 2,777.8 a 36.4 a 39.3 ab
3 71.7 a 34.0 a 10.0 a 43.0 a 10,555.6 bc 3,888.9 a 24.3 ab 19.4 ab
4 61.3 ab 33.3 a 11.3 a 53.0 a 8,888.9 cd 3,333.3 a 19.1 b 69.5 a
5 46.7 c 23.3 a 9.3 a 39.3 a 22,222.2 a 3,888.9 a 0.0 c 0.0 b
Overall mean 57.7 30.6 10.1 44.1 12,222.2 2,888.9 19.4 32.3
┬▒SE 4.1 3.8 1.1 5.9 1,138.5 621.1 3.3 14
CV (%) 12 21.7 19.3 23.3 16.1 37.2 29.3 75.1
R 2 0.72 0.55 0.23 0.34 0.94 0.78 0.89 0.65
  1. Key: Means in the same column followed by the same letter were not significantly different (p > 0.05).