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Table 1 Maximum likelihood estimates of the parameters used in the dispersal function

From: Seed production, seed dispersal and seedling establishment of two afromontane tree species in and around a church forest: implications for forest restoration

Parameter Olea europaea (median dispersal distance 200 m) Schefflera abyssinica (median dipersal distance 100 m)
Mean Confidence interval Mean Confidence interval
Lower Upper Lower Upper
STRa 36, 219 35, 600 38, 500 28, 221 26, 900 28, 900
Beta 1.08 0.96 1.19 0.94 0.84 1.03
D b 2.43 2.39 2.46 12.06 11.74 12.37
MDDc 191 188.7 198.5 92 88.9 95.2
Theta 0.46 0.46 0.46 0.78 0.77 0.78
R d 0.38* 0.39*
Normalizer 5684 7328
  1. Beta and Theta are parameters for the Poisson distribution function
  2. *Significant at p = 0.05
  3. aSTR is the standard total recruitment
  4. b D the speed of the decline in the number of recruits
  5. cMDD the mean dispersal distance
  6. d R the observed-predicted correlation