Ecological Archives A025-047-A4

Nicholas M. Fountain-Jones, Gregory J. Jordan, Thomas P. Baker, Jayne M. Balmer, Tim Wardlaw, and Susan C. Baker. 2015. Living near the edge: Being close to mature forest increases the rate of succession in beetle communities. Ecological Applications 25:800811. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/14-0334.1

Appendix D. Nonlinear and linear regressions of individual environmental variables with distance.

FigD1

Fig. D1. Linear regression for ~7 year old forest (a) litter depth and distance from edge (Adj R² = 0.1851, P < 0.001) (b) Litter depth and beetle abundance (Adj R² = 0.0699, P = 0.0037).


 

 

FigD2

Fig. D2. Nonlinear regressions  for LAI vs. distance from edge at (a) ~7 year old forest (Adj R² = 0.22, P <0.0001),   (b) ~27 year old forest (Adj R² = 0.1680, P < 0.0001), (c) ~45 year old forest (Adj R² = 0.1475, P = 0.003).


 

 

FigD3

Fig. D3. Nonlinear regressions  for mid-day average temperature vs. distance from edge at: (a) ~7 year old forest (Adj R² = 0.2941, P = 0.0080), (b) ~27 year old forest (Adj R² = 0.1593, P = 0.0151),  (c) ~45 year old forest (Adj R² = 0.07210, P = 0.1834).


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