2500 General Botany
E. Silvius, Senior Professor of Biology, Cedarville University, 251
N. Main Street, Cedarville, OH 45314
Resources for Field Botany Labs:
- First Field Botany Lab: Familiar Views?
Field Botany: Tree Identification
Agricultural Fields Have Low Biodiversity -- "Selma Plain" near Selma, OH
"County Line Prairie" -- Remnant
Contrast of Agricultural and Remnant Communities
More Information on Ohio Prairie Remnant Communities
Woody Plant ID -- Photos arranged by similar morphology
Iowa State Campus Trees -- Photos of Leaves, Bark, Flowers, Fruit
Ohio Big Trees-- Listing and Photos of Ohio's Largest Trees, ODNR
Link to Take-Home Practical
Campus "Tree Finder" Map"
Woody Plant Identification List-- Common species including most of those on the Take-Home Practical
- Prairie Restoration Research:
Why Prairie Research?
Cedarville University Prairie Restoration - Detailed Log
Activities in Photos:
Sowing Prairie Seed Mix -- Spring 2000, 2001
Burn -- April, 2003
Post-Burn Appearance-- April, 2003
Regrowth in Summer -- Little Bluestem, Indian Grass, Queen Anne's Lace, etc.
Mowing Selected Plots --
Instead of Burning in Spring, 2004
Burning and Transplanting -- Spring, 2005
Prairie Remnant Habitat Data:
Floristic Quality Assessment Index (FQAI)
- Prairie Lab Report
Lab Report Writing Guidelines:
Scientific Writing -- A Few Suggestions
Scientific Writing -- PowerPoint Slides
Evaluation Form for Prairie Laboratory Report - What to include in your report and how points are assigned
See also the next section -- "General Helps..."
General Helps and Experimental Methods
- Statistical Sampling and Analysis
"RESEARCH RANDOMIZER" -- Get your free random numbers here!
t- Distribution Table -- Wm. Knight, Univ. of New Brunswick
t-Test: One- versus Two-tailed Test -- Missouri State University
Scientific Investigations & Statistical Analysis of Data -- Lecture Slides on S:\drive "09popstatistic" and Botany Lab Manual, Appendix
Regression and Correlation -- -- VassarStats Website for Statistical Computation
CRAN (The Comprehensive R Archive Network) -- Download Statistics Software
Mann-Whitney Test (Under "Ordinal Data" in Left Sidebar) -- VassarStats Website for Statistical Computation
Statistics Jokes - from webpage of Munsup Seoh, Ph.D. Wright State University.
BLIP Resources -- Botany
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