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Table 3 Biomass carbon density, total ecosystem carbon density and soil to plant carbon density (t ha−1) in different land use systems across three altitudes

From: Biomass production and carbon stock inventory of high-altitude dry temperate land use systems in North Western Himalaya

  Biomass carbon density (t ha−1) Total ecosystem carbon density (soil + plant) (t ha− 1) Soil to plant carbon density (t ha− 1)
A1
(1900–2170 m)
A2
(2170–2440 m)
A3
(2440–2710 m)
Mean A1
(1900–2170 m)
A2
(2170–2440 m)
A3
(2440–2710 m)
Mean A1
(1900–2170 m)
A2
(2170–2440 m)
A3
(2440–2710 m)
Mean
Agriculture 3.82 3.36 2.82 3.34 163.21 109.35 135.68 136.08 41.73 31.54 47.11 23.10
Horticulture 12.49 15.68 12.75 13.64 163.66 161.59 137.22 154.16 12.10 9.31 9.76 5.97
Agri-horticulture 17.32 12.51 13.94 14.59 163.77 135.39 199.93 166.36 8.46 9.82 13.34 6.06
Agri-horti-silviculture 54.28 37.73 23.11 38.37 176.51 166.04 148.68 163.74 2.25 3.40 5.43 2.12
Silvipasture 19.07 40.48 99.10 52.88 146.41 133.44 205.70 161.85 6.68 2.50 1.08 1.93
Barren land 4.04 6.70 1.41 4.05 86.88 106.59 71.27 88.25 20.50 14.91 49.55 12.94
Mean 18.50 19.41 25.52   150.07 135.40 149.75   15.29 11.91 21.05  
  SE(d) CD0.05 SE(d) CD0.05 SE(d) CD0.05
T 3.64 7.39 9.43 19.18 2.99 6.08
A 2.57 5.23 6.67 13.55 2.12 4.29
T × A 4.45 6.30 11.55 16.35 3.67 5.18