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Table 4 Differences in soil properties between restored and unrestored sites for two riparian landforms

From: Increases in soil and woody biomass carbon stocks as a result of rangeland riparian restoration

   n Bulk density C stock N stock Soil C % Soil N % C:N % Labile C FA:HA
Floodplain Restored 26 1.18 ± 0.03 7.03 ± 0.51 0.53 ± 0.04 1.21 + 0.09 0.09 ± 0.01 13.4 ± 0.3 .027 ± .001 1.13 ± 0.38
Unrestored 16 1.38 ± 0.05 5.13 ± 0.72 0.45 ± 0.06 0.85 ± 0.10 0.07 ± 0.01 11.5 ± 0.3 .025 + .001 1.62 ± 0.82
Upper bank Restored 17 1.43 ± 0.03 11.70 ± 1.13 0.96 ± 0.09 1.83 ± 0.16 0.15 ± 0.01 12.3 ± 0.4 .020 ± .001 0.82 ± 0.37
Unrestored 25 1.44 ± 0.03 9.39 ± 0.66 0.84 ± 0.06 1.50 ± 0.10 0.13 ± 0.01 11.1 ± 0.2 .021 + .001 1.02 + 0.43
  1. Values are mean ± standard error. Bulk density is expressed in g/cm3 and C and N stocks are expressed in kg/m2 to 50 cm depth
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