Table 5: Relationship between decomposition rate and climatic data.

Stands
Correlation coefficient ()#
TemperatureHumidity
Decomposition rateDecomposition rateDecomposition rateDecomposition rate
of leaf litterof nonleaf litterof leaf litterof nonleaf litter
% variation% variation% variation% variation

PARns7.00.755.0ns1.0ns9.0
PQQns24.00.640.0ns7.0ns12.0
PAQns0.00.641.0ns1.0ns9.0
PRS0.641.00.752.0ns20.00.872.0

Significant level: .