Structural equation modelling : an alternative for assessing causal relationships in threatened plant populations

  • José M. Iriondoa, J. Albertb, Adrián Escuderob
  • Published 2003


Structural equation modelling (SEM) is a powerful tool to explore and contrast hypotheses on causal relationships among variables using observational data. It constitutes an alternative to experimental approaches that is especially useful in the conservation of small populations where the implementation of treatments may have a negative effect on population… (More)

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