Table 4: Standing state of nutrients in fresh litter and % release after 1 year of decomposition+.

StandsTotal nitrogenPotassiumPhosphorus
standing stock
(kg ha−1)
+Initial concentration
(g/kg) (Yi)
#TN released
(%) (Yd)
standing stock
(kg ha−1)
+Initial concentration
(g/kg) (Yi)
released
(%) (Yd)
standing stock
(kg ha−1)
+Initial concentration
(g/kg) (Yi)
released
(%) (Yd)

PAR6522.220.143.914.98.96.22.11.7
PQQ8324.622.851.215.17.58.82.62.0
PAQ7923.524.446.114.27.17.52.32.3
PRS9323.121.859.414.78.012.53.12.5

Sd11.61.01.86.90.40.82.70.40.3
CD0.05 value15.40 .22.38.80.11.03.50.10.4

Indicates standing state of litter nutrients in selected forest types; +initial concentration in fresh litter kept for decomposition; #percent of initial concentration+ released from decomposed litter after 12 months;  significant.