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Table 10 Pearson’s correlation coefficient test of significance and distance covariance test of independence of root-to-shoot ratio on diameter at breast height (DBH), total height (TH), aboveground biomass (AGB), belowground biomass (BGB), and total biomass (TB) in Androstachys johnsonii trees

From: Tree component biomass expansion factors and root-to-shoot ratio of Lebombo ironwood: measurement uncertainty

# Pair of variables Pearson’s correlation test Distance covariance test of independence
   r Probability dcov dcor Probability
1 R/S vs. DBH 0.0112 0.9154 0.0554 0.1573 0.8650
2 R/S vs. H – 0.1563 0.1347 0.0473 0.2662 0.0650
3 R/S vs. AGB 0.0292 0.7812 0.2475 0.1518 0.8200
4 R/S vs. BGB 0.1718 0.0997 0.1575 0.1951 0.2900
5 R/S vs. TB 0.0581 0.5802 0.2763 0.1519 0.8100
  1. r, Perason’s correlation coefficient; dcov, distance covariance; dcor, distance correlation; probability refers to the significance of the test.
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