Table 7. Linear regression results for stock number and grazing pressure as explanatory variables for average vegetation-cover trend of grazing areas (n = 33).

Variable type Variable Details Coefficient Adjusted R2 p-value
Dependent variable Average vegetation-cover trend of grazing area
Control variable Fodder variable costs per head of livestock (€/head) Controls for fodder use intensity -0.0004 0.14 0.017
Independent variables (tested independently) Total number of sheep and goats 0.00002 0.13 0.511
Total number of sheep 0.00002 0.12 0. 61
Total number of goats 0.00004 0.13 0. 53
Grazing pressure on rangelands 0. 001 0.12 0. 59