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1
Q

What is a Quadrat?

A

It is used to estimate the number of abundance of plant species.

2
Q

What is Measuring Abiotic Factors?

A

You can measure light using a light meter.
Error:
Do not block light, stand to one side.

You can measure moisture using a moisture/pH meter.
Minimise error:
Wipe the probe between readings.

3
Q

What is Thermometers?

A

It is used to measure air, soil, and water temperatures.
Error:
Not waiting sufficient time for the temperature to change.