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Table 2 Predictor weights and loads for the first component of partial least squares regression (PLSR) analysis. The contribution of each environmental predictor to the PLSR’s axis X is represented by the predictor weights

From: Sarcoptic mange breaks up bottom-up regulation of body condition in a large herbivore population

Period Severity Predictors Loads Weights
Green Healthy NDVI 0.68 0.62
Snow −0.71 −0.77
Abundance −0.35 −0.04
Mildly infested NDVI −0.66 −0.66
Snow 0.55 0.25
Abundance 0.60 0.70
Severely infested NDVI 0.67 0.59
Snow −0.65 0.75
Abundance −0.38 0.38
Dormant Healthy NDVI 0.59 0.55
Snow −0.52 −0.62
Abundance −0.62 −0.57
Mildly infested NDVI −0.39 −0.29
Snow 0.91 0.96
Abundance 0.66 0.02
Severely infested NDVI −0.62 −0.61
Snow 0.42 0.36
Abundance 0.67 0.70