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Table 3 Average carbon concentration (%), by decay class, of coarse woody debris in the strata of the two study areas, the Seasonal Semi-deciduous Forest (SSF) and the Cerrado sensu-stricto (CSS)

From: Wood density and carbon concentration of coarse woody debris in native forests, Brazil

Decay Carbon concentration (%)
class n 1 SSF1 n 2 SSF2 n SSF Overall
1 3 50.7 (0.36) 10 50.4 (1.46) 13 50.5 (1.27)
2 14 51.2 (1.46) 19 51.4 (1.42) 33 51.3 (1.42)
3 130 49.3 (3.20) 174 49.8 (2.92) 304 49.6 (3.05)
4 61 50.4 (3.64) 63 49.6 (4.42) 124 50.0 (4.06)
5 17 48.8 (4.02) 15 49.7 (3.04) 32 49.3 (3.56)
   CSS1   CSS2   CSS Overall
1 1 50.0 (0.00) 1 49.5 (0.00) 2 49.8 (0.35)
2 12 49.8 (0.81) 6 49.5 (0.80) 18 49.7 (0.80)
3 71 50.1 (1.46) 38 49.4 (3.13) 109 49.8 (2.19)
4 28 49.0 (4.40) 18 50.4 (2.01) 46 49.5 (3.68)
5 4 46.1 (2.32) 3 48.4 (0.35) 7 47.1 (2.06)
  1. The table shows carbon concentration averages and the calculated standard deviations in parentheses (with n being the sample sizes)