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Table 6 Aboveground biomass density (Mg ha−1) and total biomass stocks (Mg) with the sample plots data and attached uncertainty

From: Allometric models and aboveground biomass stocks of a West African Sudan Savannah watershed in Benin

LULC/LUCa Descriptive statistic
Range of biomass density (Mg ha−1) Mean biomass density (SE) Percentage error (% error) Total biomass stocks (Mg) and its SE
Min. Max.
Forest land      340,534.70 ± 36,445.4
 Riparian forest and woodland 76.29 120.22 94.58 (4.98) (10.33) 32,271.87 ± 334.74
 Savanna Woodland 27.22 69.84 45.29 (2.51) (10.89) 24,8050.22 ± 27,019.98
 Shrub Savanna 6.47 25.14 14.05 (0.72) (10.11) 60,212.61 ± 6090.67
Grassland      349.66 ± 68.81
 Savanna grassland 0.06 9.20 3.62 (0.36) (19.68) 349.66 ± 68.81
Cropland      26,409.82 ± 5024.04
 Cropland and fallow 0.07 9.32 3.28 (0.31) (19.02) 26,409.82 ± 5024.04
Settlements      2375.84 ± 988.13
 Settlements 0.86 9.60 4.86 (1.03) (41.59) 2375.84 ± 988.13
Agroforestry      1132.73 ± 584.46
 Cashew plantation 10.74 211.19 46.06 (14.40) (61.28) 1132.73 ± 584.46
Plantation      3138.20 ± 1777.35
 E. grandis 7.69 695.20 204.92 (57.69) (55.17) 2819.78 ± 1556.44
 T. grandis 32.41 232.75 162.00 (64.88) (78.50) 145.80 ± 114.46
 A. indica 64.45 240.53 179.62 (57.61) (62.86) 129.33 ± 81.30
 G. arborea 10.39 34.39 25.17 (7.46) (58.09) 43.29 ± 25.14
  1. Words in italic indicate the plantation type
  2. Value within the parenthesis indicate the standard error and percentage error
  3. The age of plantations and agroforestry system varied from 5 to 45 years which explained the large standard and percentage errors obtained from their plots data. The minimum (min.) and maximum (max.), the mean biomass density and its stand error (SE), the percent error and the total biomass at each LULC type/LUCa were illustrated
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