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Table 2 Coefficients of determination (R2) for species-specific regression equations fitting aboveground woody carbon and basal area to topographic, vegetation, soil and landscape variables (see methods)

From: Assessment of carbon in woody plants and soil across a vineyard-woodland landscape

Biomass Ranking Species Carbon - R2 Basal Area - R2
1 Quercus kelloggii 0.203 0.262*
2 Q. wislizenii 0.103 0.118
3 Q. lobata 0.143 0.176
4 Q. douglasii 0.385*** 0.379***
5 Arbutus menziesii 0.279** 0.300**
6 Acer negundo 0.307** 0.359***
7 Populus species 0.307** 0.350***
8 Salix species 0.515*** 0.538***
9 Umbellularia californica 0.113 0.119
10 Q. species 0.103 0.069
11 Q. chrysolepis 0.217 0.221*
12 Pseudotsuga menziesii 0.051 0.079
13 Aesculus californica 0.186 0.186
14 Alnus rhombifolia 0.278** 0.310**
  1. p-values: * < 0.05; ** < 0.01; *** < 0.001
  2. Listed by rank are the 14 tree species that contribute most to total aboveground woody biomass estimated for sample plots in wildlands surrounding vineyards on five ranches in Mendocino County, California.
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