Variable

ARN mean

CBS mean

Mean difference (ARNCBS)

Test used

Test statistic

Number

p value


Coupes harvested from 2003 to 2009

Perimeter (m)

4642

2836

1806

Paired t

5.12

31

< .0001

Harvested area (ha)

20.7

28.5

− 7.7

Paired t

− 2.5

31

0.0175

Perimetertoarea ratio (m ha^{−1})

224

127

97.5

Wilcoxon

465

31

< .0001

Forest influence (%)

73

33

41

Paired t

8.66

31

< .0001

Retention (%)

30

0

30

Wilcoxon

378

31

< .0001

Burnt seedbed (%)

63

68

− 6

Paired t

− 2.04

31

0.025*

Stocking age 1 year (%)

69

69

− 0.5

Paired t

− 0.14

31

0.445

Density age 1 year (sph)

3633

3083

550

Wilcoxon

259

31

0.42

 Means for each silvicultural system are shown as well as the mean difference between the paired coupes (ARN–CBS). Tests used, test statistics, and p values are shown, with significant difference indicated in italics. Reprinted from Scott et al. (2012b) and Scott et al. (2013), with permission from Elsevier, and from Scott et al. (2015), with permission from Taylor & Francis (https://www.tandfonline.com/)
 *Onetailed p