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reciprocal averaging

reciprocal averaging An ordination method that combines gradient analysis and a system of successive approximation. Its chief merit lies in the clarity with which strong floristic gradients are displayed. For the non-mathematical ecologist the method is conceptually easier to follow and to calculate than the most widely used alternative multivariate evaluation scheme, principal components analysis.

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reciprocal averaging

reciprocal averaging An ordination method that combines gradient analysis and a system of successive approximation. Its chief merit lies in the clarity with which strong floristic gradients are displayed. For the non-mathematical ecologist the method is conceptually easier to follow and to calculate than the most widely used alternative multivariate evaluation scheme, principal components analysis.

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"reciprocal averaging." A Dictionary of Plant Sciences. . Encyclopedia.com. 19 Aug. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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"reciprocal averaging." A Dictionary of Plant Sciences. . Retrieved August 19, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/reciprocal-averaging-0