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Table 2 Ordinary least square estimates for the drivers of forage availability

From: Drivers of forage availability: An integration of remote sensing and traditional ecological knowledge in Karamoja sub-region, Uganda

Driver of forage availability β Std. error T Significance
Constant −11.178 4.778 −2.339 0.02
Length of residence at a location 0.164 0.065 2.539 0.012*
Herd size in TLUs 0.158 0.085 1.849 0.066**
Livestock rustling in TLUs −2.738 1.995 −1.372 0.172
Perceived weather condition 5.684 2.082 2.73 0.007*
Ease of access to grazing areas −3.515 2.103 −1.671 0.097**
Frequency of grazing 7.564 1.947 3.886 0.00*
Quality of soils in the area 3.975 2.303 1.726 0.086**
Number of persons (kraals) 0.157 0.063 2.476 0.014*
Presence of rules governing grazing 6.669 2.109 3.163 0.002*
Presence of conflicts in grazing 5.889 2.308 2.551 0.012*
Existence of restrictions in movement −11.64 2.519 −4.62 0.00*
Knowledge on pasture location 5.062 1.998 2.534 0.012*
  1. *Significant at 5 %; **significant at 10 %; R 2 = 0.376; Adj. R 2 = 0.332; F = 8.531; N = 198