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Table 6 Parameters of regression equations (y = a + bx) relating functional attributes (y) of four tree species with LTa (x)

From: Effects of light availability on leaf attributes and seedling growth of four tree species in tropical dry forest

 abR2abR2abR2
 SLALDMCLNC
A. catechu46.4− 3.90.23***32.40.080.03ns0.340.030.20***
B. retusa55.6− 1.60.13**21.20.050.02ns0.45− 0.020.14**
L. parviflora57.2− 1.10.06ns35.20.060.03ns0.570.0050.04ns
S. robusta86.4− 1.80.18***− 48.80.130.14**0.89− 0.020.13**
LPCChlGsnet
A. catechu− 0.0094.60.15**0.05− 0.050.22***1.370.180.31***
B.retusa0.007− 2.30.08*0.02− 0.020.15**0.32− 0.110.14**
L. parviflora0.0081.60.04ns0.03− 0.030.18***− 0.440.120.10*
S. robusta0.01− 1.90.09*0.31− 0.010.14**0.21− 0.150.21***
AnetRGR   
A. catechu− 48.48.30.29***− 0.054.10.38***   
B.retusa11.3− 2.30.12**0.01− 2.10.18***   
L. parviflora− 7.91.90.09*0.021.50.11*   
S. robusta25.0− 3.80.19***2.3− 3.00.25***   
  1. SLA, specific leaf area; LDMC, leaf dry matter content; LNC, leaf nitrogen concentration; LPC, leaf phosphorus concentration; Chl, chlorophyll concentration; Gsnet (= Gsmass, mass-based stomatal conductance); Anet (= Amass, mass-based photosynthetic rate); RGR, relative growth rate. nsP > 0.05, *P < 0.05, **P < 0.01, ***P < 0.001