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Table 2 Mean C stocks ± standard error (Mg/ha) in cocoa trees, shade trees, stumps and litter components as influenced by region [Eastern (E), Western (W)] and system [shaded (S), unshaded (U)] and their interactions, (n = 12)

From: Carbon storage in Ghanaian cocoa ecosystems

Factor Treatment Cocoa Shade Stumps Litter
Region E 15.2 ± 1.0 10.2 ± 6.4 0.16 ± 0.02 2.3 ± 0.2
W 13.5 ± 1.0 16.4 ± 6.4 0.12 ± 0.02 2.4 ± 0.2
System S 12.7 ± 1.1 13.3 ± 4.1 0.07 ± 0.02 2.6 ± 0.2
U 16.1 ± 1.1 n.a. 0.21 ± 0.02 2.2 ± 0.2
Region * System E * S 13.6 ± 1.5 10.2 ± 6.4 0.12 ± 0.03 2.3 ± 0.2
E * U 16.9 ± 1.5 n.a. 0.19 ± 0.03 2.4 ± 0.2
W * S 11.8 ± 1.6 16.4 ± 6.4 0.01 ± 0.03 2.9 ± 0.2
W * U 15.2 ± 1.5 n.a. 0.24 ± 0.03 1.9 ± 0.2
  1. Age of farms appearing as covariate in the statistical model used
  2. Not applicable
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