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Table 2 Q10 relationship between mean annual temperature (MAT) and decomposition rate-constant (k)

From: Release of coarse woody detritus-related carbon: a synthesis across forest biomes

Modelk10Q10r2pN
All/reporteda0.058 (0.006)2.60 (0.21)0.557< 0.001289
All/WC2a0.061 (0.006)2.50 (0.20)0.542< 0.001289
Downed/reported0.059 (0.007)2.59 (0.22)0.562< 0.001263
Downed/WC20.062 (0.007)2.48 (0.21)0.546< 0.001263
Standing/reported0.013 (0.008)0.575 (0.33)0.500< 0.01024
Standing/WC20.013 (0.009)0.509 (0.40)0.500< 0.01024
Low decay resistance/reported0.063 (0.007)2.75 (0.23)0.620< 0.001228
Low decay resistance/WC20.065 (0.007)2.68 (0.22)0.601< 0.001228
Some decay resistance/reported0.051 (0.008)1.61 (0.25)0.552< 0.00164
Some decay resistance/WC0.053 (0.008)1.57 (0.24)0.548< 0.00164
  1. The general form of the model was k = k10Q10((MAT−10)/10)
  2. aReported indicates that the MAT reported by a study was used; WC2 signifies WorldClim 2 data