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Table 6 Pearson correlation matrix between carbon stocks and site factors

From: Carbon stocks and factors affecting their storage in dry Afromontane forests of Awi Zone, northwestern Ethiopia

Parameter AGB CS SOC s TN s CC pH SOC TN Canopy Elv Slp
AGB CS(Mg ha− 1)           
SOC s (Mg ha− 1) 0.29          
TN s (Mg ha−1) 0.38 0.83         
CC (%) 0.71 0.45 0.48        
Soil pH − 0.17 − 0.34 − 0.37 − 0.14       
SOC (%) 0.28 0.91 0.72 0.37 − 0.48      
TN (%) 0.26 0.81 0.77 0.37 − 0.51 0.88     
Canopy (%)  0.15  0.14  0.02  0.12 0.09  0.14  0.08    
Elevation (m) 0.08 0.37 0.30 0.12 − 0.63 0.53 0.46  0.10   
Slope (%) 0.25 0.07 0.14 0.28  0.01 0.01 0.03  0.13  0.06  
  1. AGB CS aboveground biomass carbon stocks, SOC s soil organic carbon stock, TN s total nitrogen stock, CC canopy cover, Canopy canopy openness, Elv elevation, Slp slope. Soil properties and carbon stocks (0–30 cm). Data in italics are significant at P < 0.05