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Table 2 Forest structure in mixed Nothofagus forests of Tierra del Fuego, according to species (N. pumilio and N. betuloides) and landscape location (coast or mountain)

From: The influence of canopy-layer composition on understory plant diversity in southern temperate forests

Factor BA (m2∙ha−1) BA (%) N (ind∙ha−1) DH (m) MD (cm)
Species N. pumilio 43.5 57.7 b 682.7 b 18.0 45.7
N. betuloides 33.6 42.3 a 227.2 a 18.5 53.4
F(p) 2.37 (0.132) 5.43 (0.026) 9.23 (0.004) 0.07 (0.789) 2.75 (0.106)
Location Coast 32.7 50.0 365.6 17.2 54.4 b
Mountain 44.4 50.0 544.3 19.3 44.7 a
F(p) 3.32 (0.077) 0.00 (1.000) 9.98 (0.093) 1.36 (0.253) 4.31 (0.045)
Type × Location F(p) 1.36 (0.251) 4.28 (0.046) 0.21 (0.650) 0.05 (0.829) 4.12 (0.050)
  1. The studied variables were basal area (BA), density (N), dominant height (DH) and diameter at breast height (MD). N was ln transformed to accomplish ANOVA assumptions, but not transformed data are shown
  2. F(p) = Fisher statistic with probability between brackets. Different letters show differences by Tukey test at p < 0.05