Table 3: Leaf morphological parameters of Tubli Bay mangroves at the study sites.

StandArea (cm2)LDMC 
(g )
LT 
(µm)
IE 
(g )

Tubli8.96 ± 0.2 a286.47 ± 4.1 a0.00056 ± 5.8e-6 a0.71 ± 0.02 a

Sitra (1)7.45 ± 0.2 c282.09 ± 4.1 a0.00055 ± 5.8e-6 a0.52 ± 0.02 b

Sitra (2)8.11 ± 0.2 b290.81 ± 4.1 a0.00056 ± 5.8e-6 a0.57 ± 0.02 b

Mean8.1 ± 0.13286.4 ± 2.410.0005 ± 3.4e-60.60 ± 0.01

P value<0.00010.33840.2271<0.0001

Levels not connected with the same letter are significantly different (P ≤ 0.05).