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Table 7 Tukey’s pairwise analysis of mean carbon stock (Mg ha−1) in topographical categories

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

Categories AGB CS (Mg ha−1) SOC stock (Mg ha−1)
Elevation (m)
 Lower (N = 25), (1900–2100) 138.1 ± 23.3a 118.6 ± 10.5a
 Middle (N = 32), (2100–2300) 234.7 ± 35.1b 155.1 ± 10.9b
 Higher (N = 23), (2300–2500) 188.4 ± 38.4a 174.6 ± 11.8b
Slope (%)
 Flat (N = 16), < 10 113.7 ± 31.3b 137.4 ± 10.9b
 Intermediate (N = 32), 10–20 167.8 ± 23.3a 140.8 ± 10.9b
 Steep (N = 32), > 20 253.5 ± 37.8a 163.8 ± 11.7a
Aspect
 E (N = 2) 227.4 ± 27.4 218.5 ± 115.6
 N (N = 8) 75.0 ± 16.8 136.4 ± 14.2
 NE (N = 4) 262.0 ± 101.7 149.7 ± 37.9
 NW (N = 4) 176.3 ± 59.2 148.3 ± 24.1
 S (N = 26) 272.9 ± 43.8a 171.8 ± 11.9a
 SW (N = 10) 193.5 ± 36.7 152.2 ± 21.8
 W (N = 26) 133.1 ± 27.3b 124.9 ± 10.1b
  1. N is the number of sample quadrats. E east, N north, NE northeast, NW northwest, S south, SW southwest, W west. Different letters in vertical refer to significant difference at P < 0.05)