Table 3: Correlation matrices for early and late successional stages between productivity, diversity, and environmental variables in Tamaulipan thorn scrub forests of northeastern Mexico.
(a)

DenNNPPTextOMCC

Den
0.27
N0.480.07
0.070.77
NPP0.35 0.46
0.200.760.08
Text0.14 0.110.65
0.610.020.710.00
OM 0.460.43
0.770.080.100.300.00
CC 0.460.43 1.00
0.770.080.100.300.000.00
CN 0.360.37 0.640.64
0.150.180.180.000.000.000.00

(b)

DenNNPPTextOMCC

Den0.62
0.01
N
0.260.33
NPP 0.29
0.010.110.30
Text 0.110.63
0.000.330.710.00
OM0.240.050.43
0.380.830.100.080.00
CC0.240.050.43 1.00
0.390.840.100.080.000.00
CN0.550.340.39 0.640.64
0.030.210.150.000.000.000.00

: species richness; Den: density (number of individuals per hectare); N: soil nitrogen content; NPP: productivity; Text: texture; OM: soil organic matter content; CC: soil carbon content; CN: C/N ratio.