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Table 7 Relationship between GHG flux rates and the environmental parameters under the grazing systems (n = 216)

From: Pasture enclosures increase soil carbon dioxide flux rate in Semiarid Rangeland, Kenya

  CO2 CH4 N2O
Coeff. Std. error P-value Coeff. Std. error P-value Coeff. Std. error P-value
Intercept − 275.8 235.55 0.01 14.9 161.58 0.03 − 166.94 96.94 0.05
Soil organic carbon 34.03 16.31 0.04 17.47 11.19 0.12 4.13 6.71 0.54
Total nitrogen − 123.1 136.37 0.37 − 239.73 93.54 0.06 − 80.92 56.12 0.15
Bulk density 137.15 139.82 0.33 113.54 95.91 0.24 110.24 57.54 0.06
Soil temperature 0.39 1.43 0.78 − 1.71 0.98 0.08 0.4 0.59 0.49
Soil moisture 10.6 1.16 < 0.001 3.35 0.8 < 0.001 1.9 0.48 < 0.001
Total herbaceous vegetation cover − 2.52 2.91 0.39 − 2.96 2 0.14 0.73 1.2 0.54
Above ground biomass 0.17 0.08 0.03 0.07 0.05 0.17 − 0.03 0.03 0.38