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Table 2 The relative influence of the variables determining resilience in Desa’a forest (in bold are significant factors)

From: A combination of climate, tree diversity and local human disturbance determine the stability of dry Afromontane forests

Variable Relative influence (%) Optimal value
Precipitation of the wettest month 15.7 175 mm
BA Evenness 12.9 0.7
Distance from a settlement 12.8 5 km
Slope 10.9 18 degrees
Annual precipitation 10.1 650 mm
Shannon diversity index 9.9 1.5
Temperature seasonality 9.5 1.8 °C
Temperature annual range 9.3 22.5 °C
Stoniness 8.9 10%