Ecological Archives E089-148-A1

Sarah E. Hobbie. 2008. Nitrogen effects on litter decomposition: a five-year experiment in eight temperate sites. Ecology 89:2633–2644.

Appendix A. A table showing decomposition constants from single exponential decomposition models fit for all replicates of each site–treatment–substrate combination.

TABLE A1. A table showing decomposition constants from single exponential decomposition models fit for all replicates of each site–treatment–substrate combination. Values are means (SE).

 

Site

 

Substrate

k (1/y)

control

N-fertilized

Aspen

Acer

0.44 (0.02)

0.38 (0.02)

Aspen

Quercus

0.33 (0.02)

0.34 (0.03)

Aspen

Pinus

0.26 (0.02)

0.28 (0.02)

Aspen

Schiz.

0.20 (0.01)

0.21 (0.01)

Aspen

Acer green leaf

0.55 (0.02)

0.50 (0.02)

Aspen

Quercus green leaf

0.55 (0.04)

0.51 (0.03)

Aspen

Wood

0.20 (0.01)

0.22 (0.02)

Maple

Acer

0.41 (0.01)

0.42 (0.01)

Maple

Quercus

0.32 (0.02)

0.32 (0.02)

Maple

Pinus

0.29 (0.02)

0.25 (0.01)

Maple

Schiz.

0.23 (0.03)

0.21 (0.01)

Maple

Acer green leaf

0.51 (0.02)

0.51 (0.01)

Maple

Quercus green leaf

0.55 (0.02)

0.54 (0.02)

Maple

Wood

0.18 (0.02)

0.23 (0.03)

Oak 1

Acer

0.38 (0.03)

0.34 (0.01)

Oak 1

Quercus

0.28 (0.02)

0.27 (0.01)

Oak 1

Pinus

0.29 (0.01)

0.24 (0.01)

Oak 1

Schiz.

0.24 (0.02)

0.20 (0.01)

Oak 1

Acer green leaf

0.46 (0.02)

0.41 (0.01)

Oak 1

Quercus green leaf

0.51 (0.04)

0.48 (0.02)

Oak 1

Wood

0.21 (0.02)

0.25 (0.01)

Oak 2

Acer

0.69 (0.05)

0.40 (0.02)

Oak 2

Quercus

0.35 (0.02)

0.34 (0.01)

Oak 2

Pinus

0.33 (0.01)

0.27 (0.01)

Oak 2

Schiz.

0.25 (0.01)

0.22 (0.01)

Oak 2

Acer green leaf

0.50 (0.01)

0.42 (0.02)

Oak 2

Quercus green leaf

0.58 (0.02)

0.53 (0.02)

Oak 2

Wood

0.28 (0.01)

0.23 (0.01)

Old Field 1

Acer

0.29 (0.01)

0.31 (0.02)

Old Field 1

Quercus

0.18 (0.01)

0.18 (0.02)

Old Field 1

Pinus

0.12 (0.01)

0.14 (0.02)

Old Field 1

Schiz.

0.16 (0.01)

0.18 (0.01)

Old Field 1

Acer green leaf

0.36 (0.01)

0.34 (0.02)

Old Field 1

Quercus green leaf

0.30 (0.01)

0.32 (0.01)

Old Field 1

Wood

0.13 (0.01)

0.19 (0.01)

Old Field 2

Acer

0.25 (0.02)

0.28 (0.02)

Old Field 2

Quercus

0.16 (0.02)

0.13 (0.00)

Old Field 2

Pinus

0.11 (0.01)

0.11 (0.01)

Old Field 2

Schiz.

0.12 (0.00)

0.13 (0.01)

Old Field 2

Acer green leaf

0.29 (0.02)

0.31 (0.03)

Old Field 2

Quercus green leaf

0.33 (0.02)

0.24 (0.01)

Old Field 2

Wood

0.11 (0.01)

0.15 (0.01)

Pine 1

Acer

0.60

0.54

Pine 1

Quercus

0.23 (0.01)

0.22 (0.02)

Pine 1

Pinus

0.25 (0.01)

0.22 (0.02)

Pine 1

Schiz.

0.22 (0.01)

0.20 (0.01)

Pine 1

Acer green leaf

0.40 (0.01)

0.36 (0.01)

Pine 1

Quercus green leaf

0.38 (0.01)

0.37 (0.01)

Pine 1

Wood

0.17 (0.01)

0.24

Pine 2

Acer

0.46

0.37

Pine 2

Quercus

0.26 (0.01)

0.24 (0.01)

Pine 2

Pinus

0.30 (0.02)

0.26 (0.01)

Pine 2

Schiz.

0.23 (0.01)

0.24 (0.01)

Pine 2

Acer green leaf

0.44 (0.02)

0.39 (0.01)

Pine 2

Quercus green leaf

0.44 (0.02)

0.42 (0.02)

Pine 2

Wood

0.22 (0.02)

0.24 (0.02)


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