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Table 3 Comparison of monocot and dicot plant consumption between seasons in each of three wildlife sanctuaries (WLS)

From: Seasonal food habits of the four-horned antelope (Tetracerus quadricornis de Blainville, 1816) in tropical deciduous forests of Aravalli mountain range, Rajasthan, Western India

Plants group Plant category Sitamata WLS Kumnhalgarh WLS Phulwari-ki-nal WLS
Taxonomic Monocot F = 0.93
P = 0.44
F = 2.10
P = 0.13
F = 1.13
P = 0.34
Dicot F = 6.20
P = 0.003*
F = 3.47
P = 0.04*
F = 0.015
P = 0.98
Functional Grasses F = 1.30
P = 0.29
F = 0.23
P = 0.63
F = 0.001
P = 0.97
Forbs F = 0.26
P = 0.60
F = 0.51
P = 0.61
F = 0.46
P = 0.72
Climber F = 2.72
P = 0.10
F = 2.76
P = 0.11
F = 1.26
P = 0.28
Shrubs F = 1.62
P = 0.20
F = 3.06
P = 0.09
F = 2.61
P = 0.06
Trees F = 11.71
P = 0.008*
F = 32.4
P < 0.001*
F = 72.25
P = 0.01*
  1. Number of feeding record is significantly different between seasons if P < 0.05*