Table 2: Results of analysis from different methods using species biomass, species traits and environmental variables. The sign (+/−) represents the positive or negative significant Pearson’s correlation/coefficients between the environmental variable and the species trait. For ease of interpretation, only significant relationships are shown.

One-to-one mixed modelLinear trait-environmentFourth corner methodMultivariate mixed modelType-II ML
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SW + + + + +
T50 +
WGR + + + +
DGR + +
H7 + + +
LWR7 + + +
AGR + +
LA7 +
SLA
HEM + +
STA + +
DUR +
BE0 + + + + +
BE1
GRS + + + +
BES