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nearest-neighbour sampling method

nearest-neighbour sampling method A method of plotless sampling in which the distance is measured from the first individual (the nearest to the random sampling point) to its nearest neighbour. This permits the calculation of the density of individuals, or of its reciprocal, the mean area per individual.

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nearest-neighbour sampling method

nearest-neighbour sampling method A method of plotless sampling in which the distance is measured from the first individual (the nearest to the random sampling point) to its nearest neighbour. This permits the calculation of the density of individuals, or of its reciprocal, the mean area per individual.

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"nearest-neighbour sampling method." A Dictionary of Plant Sciences. . Encyclopedia.com. 21 Oct. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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"nearest-neighbour sampling method." A Dictionary of Plant Sciences. . Retrieved October 21, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/nearest-neighbour-sampling-method-0