5 Each of 100 individuals of a mammal species frequency with which the animals chose each of Food item Sample 1 Sample 2 was placed in enclosure containing equal amount of each of five different foods. The the foods was: (0 18 20 17 7 20 46 2 3 4 5 24 18 (a) Calculate the Shannon-Wiener diversity index and evenness index for each sample. (b) Which sample has higher diversity? (c) Describe a sample frequency (of n 100) that achieve the highest diversity

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5 Each of 100 individuals of a mammal species
frequency with which the animals chose each of
Food item Sample 1 Sample 2
was placed in enclosure containing equal
amount of each of five different foods. The
the foods was:
(0
18
20
17
7
20
46
2
3
4
5
24
18
(a) Calculate the Shannon-Wiener diversity
index and evenness index for each sample.
(b) Which sample has higher diversity?
(c) Describe a sample frequency (of n 100)
that achieve the highest diversity
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5 Each of 100 individuals of a mammal species frequency with which the animals chose each of Food item Sample 1 Sample 2 was placed in enclosure containing equal amount of each of five different foods. The the foods was: (0 18 20 17 7 20 46 2 3 4 5 24 18 (a) Calculate the Shannon-Wiener diversity index and evenness index for each sample. (b) Which sample has higher diversity? (c) Describe a sample frequency (of n 100) that achieve the highest diversity

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