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Table 3 Organic carbon storage in different component of different habitats in Hanjiang River Estuary

From: Colonization by native species enhances the carbon storage capacity of exotic mangrove monocultures

Parameters Habitats
SA KO KS MF
AGOC (MgC ha−1) 26.1 ± 0.8b 73.6 ± 1.3a 27.3 ± 0.7b NA
BGOC (MgC ha−1) 1.2 ± 0.1c 11.5 ± 1.0a 5.2 ± 0.5b NA
AGOC:BGOC 21.9a 6.4b 5.3c NA
GLOC (MgC ha−1) 1.5 ± 0.3a 0.7 ± 0.1b 1.6 ± 0.2a NA
SOC (MgC ha−1) 7.8 ± 0.5c# 15.8 ± 0.8a# 11.9 ± 2.4b 4.7 ± 0.9d#
TOC (MgC ha−1) 36.6 ± 1.3c 101.6 ± 1.4a 46.0 ± 3.0b 4.7 ± 0.9d
TOC per unit stem (kgOC) 26.8 ± 8.9a 10.7 ± 2.2c 17.7 ± 5.4b NA
  1. Data are mean ± SE, n = 3 to 5
  2. Superscripts in the same column indicate significant difference across forest types (p < 0.05). AGOC, BGOC, GLOC, SOC and TOC refer to aboveground, belowground, ground layer, soil, and total organic carbon storage, respectively
  3. #Data source: He et al. [24]