Permutational MANOVA or adonis

Adonis is a technique used in ecology to explain communities with environmental variables.

Adonis is a technique used in ecology to explain communities with environmental variables. Its goal is similar to Multivariate Analysis of Variance (MANOVA). It is based on permutations of distance matrices.

The adonis function developed in XLSTAT-R calls the adonis function from the vegan package in R (Martin Henry H. Stevens and Jari Oksanen).