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Table 3 Net primary production (NPP; Mg∙ha−1∙yr−1) and carbon allocation (Mg C∙ha−1∙yr−1) in different components of vegetation in moist tropical forest of eastern Nepal

From: Effect of disturbance on biomass, production and carbon dynamics in moist tropical forest of eastern Nepal

Components Undisturbed stand Disturbed stand
NPP Carbon allocation NPP Carbon allocation
Trees Bole 4.78 ± 0.25 2.25 2.96 ± 0.16 1.39
Branch 0.91 ± 0.05 0.43 0.57 ± 0.03 0.27
Twig 3.93 ± 0.02 1.86 1.45 ± 0.01 0.69
Leaf 8.24 ± 0.01 3.83 4.19 ± 0.01 1.95
Coarse root 1.27 ± 0.02 0.60 0.79 ± 0.06 0.37
Total 19.13 ± 1.21 8.97 9.96 ± 0.75 4.67
Shrubs Stem 0.30 ± 0.03 0.14 0.42 ± 0.04 0.20
  Leaf 0.07 ± 0.04 0.03 0.08 ± 0.01 0.04
Root 0.18 ± 0.02 0.08 0.25 ± 0.02 0.12
Total 0.55 ± 0.07 0.25 0.75 ± 0.10 0.36
Herbsa   1.70 ± 0.12 0.74 1.30 ± 0.09 0.57
Stand fine root 5.20 ± 0.21 2.30 2.90 ± 0.16 1.28
Total, Vegetation 26.58 ± 0.87 12.26 14.91 ± 0.44 6.88
bBAR   36   30  
  1. aAboveground parts
  2. bBAR: Biomass accumulation ratio (biomass/annual net production)