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# Table 4 Micro-topography and flow parameters in the wetland in different sampling stations; and, one-way analyses of variance showing variations in micro-topography and flow parameters in the wetland with sampling stations as the main effect variable

(inlet point 1)
Station 2
(middle point 1)
Station 3
(inlet point 2)
Station 4
(middle point 2)
Station 5
(outlet point)
F-statistic
Depth
(m)
0.84 ± 0.67
(0.35–2.25)
0.47 ± 0.11
(0.30–0.68)
1.09 ± 0.53
(0.50–2.20)
0.71 ± 0.26
(0.30–1.54)
0.64 ± 0.16
(0.32–0.79)
2.556ns
Width
(m)
25.14 ± 12.16
(12–52)
1217.50 ± 1387.42
(65–4050)
13.31 ± 6.27
(8–25)
1720 ± 512.69
(950–2500)
20 ± 8.87
(10–38)
8.024**
Cross-sectional area (m2)27.55 ± 35.78
(4.92–117)
583.82 ± 499.04
(94.11–1091.71)
17.12 ± 17.41
(6.89–37.23)
1188.54 ± 276.39
(962.15–1496.55)
13.30 ± 7.60
(5.33–20.50)
10.076**
Water velocity
(m s−1)
0.34 ± 0.22
(0.05–0.76)
BDL0.32 ± 0.21
(0.10–0.72)
BDL0.19 ± 0.07
(0.10–0.30)
7.369**
Water discharge
(Cubic m s − 1)
4.87 ± 2.98
(1.23–13.64)
BDL4.34 ± 3.40
(0.52–11.25)
BDL2.56 ± 1.60
(0.45–4.74)
7.369**
1. Mean ± SD; n = 6; values within parenthesis represent the range of the respective mean value; BDL Below detectable limit; for F-statistic, degree of freedom (n − 1) = 4
2. **p < 0.01
3. *p < 0.05