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    [Primer-E] Doubts on Global test vs. Pairwise test for ANOSIM analyses

    Hello, If anyone could help me with my doubt I would appreciate it. I'll describe briefly my work. The objective of this work is to study the fungal community in different grape varieties (5 different grape varieties) and in different types of pruning (2 different types of pruning). I've...
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    Primer Bad Numbers

    Hello. I am a primer newbie and have been given a data set to analyse, and told to do so in primer, have tried to put it in the right format but obviously got it wrong.:confused: Any time I try and add some of the worksheets to primer I get "Bad number Row 3 Column 3" I cannot figure out how to...
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    Primer - using BEST and Pearson's correlation for MDS.

    I am using primer to display community data using MDS. I have the manual and "change in marine communities" that I have been using to guide my analysis. I ran the MDS, then BEST, and then displayed the environmental vectors with Pearson. I need to know the finer details of how BEST and...
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    [PRIMER-E] How to include categorical variables in BEST routine?

    SOLVED - [PRIMER-E] How to include categorical variables in BEST routine? Hello, I would like to use the BEST routine in Primer to determine which abiotic variables, individual or combined, best explains the pattern present in my biological data. One of my abiotic variables - substratum...
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    Complex PERMANOVA mixed model nested design in PRIMER

    Hi All, I am trying to use a complex ANOVA design with the Permanova function in PRIMER. I have been working on this for a while with no significant progress, so any ideas or help would be greatly appreciated. The SAS code for my design is: proc mixed data=treatment; class Gap Wood...
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    Multivariate equivalent of a matched pairs t-test?

    Hi there, I have a multivariate data set, and I have performed the main analyses on it and am happy with the results. Now, I took duplicate measurements for half of my samples, and what I want to do is determine how repeatable/accurate my measurements were - i.e. how similar the two duplicate...
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    [Primer-E] Behaviours- PCA then ANOVA on factor scores, or PERMANOVA on original data

    Hello, I am hoping someone could give me some advice on an approach to analysing my data. I have a set of behavioural data (39 behavioural variables such as time spent foraging, number of foraging bouts, time spent vigilant etc), which were measured for 34 sites over 3 nights. Each of the 34...
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    [Primer-E] PCA - no option for varimax rotation?

    Hi, I am trying to figure out how to run a PCA on some behavioural data in Primer-E. Just a little confused as in the manual there is no reference to choosing a type of rotation, which I understand is usually Varimax. Am I missing something, or does Primer simply not use rotation...