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Table 5 Seedling traits of the five natural stone pine (P. pinea) populations in Turkey

From: Effects of geoclimatic factors on the variability in Pinus pinea cone, seed, and seedling traits in Turkey native habitats

Parameters Populations Mean
1 K.Maraş-Önsen 2 Muğla-Katrancı 3 Aydın-Koçarlı 4 İzmir-Kozak 5 Çanakkale-Kirazlı
NC 13 (9–16)c 11 (9–13) ab 12 (9–13)b 11 (8–13)a 11 (9–13)a 12 (9–14)
SdL1 17.3 (6.2–23.6)a 16.7 (9.6–22.0)ab 15.6 (5.5–22.0)b 17.0 (8.7–21.0)ab 16.3 (10.0–23.5)ab 16.6 (8.0–22.4)
SdL2 33.8 (24.6–45.7)c 31.9 (22.9–39.6)bc 29.3 (20.5–35.5)a 37.7 (19.1–52.3)d 30 (18.9–39.6)ab 32.6 (21.2–42.5)
SdD1 3.2 (1.9–4.9)c 3.3 (2.4–4.3)c 2.9 (1.7–4.2)ab 2.9 (1.9–3.5)b 2.6 (1.2–3.8)a 3.0 (1.8–4.1)
SdD2 6.1 (4.6–7.0)b 6.1 (4.8–7.9)b 5.8 (3.4–7.7)b 5.3 (3.2–7.4)a 5.8 (4.1–7.5)b 5.8 (4.0–7.5)
LB1 4 (0–7)a 5 (2–7)a 4 (0–7)a 4 (1–7)a 4 (1–8)a 4 (1–7)
LB2 5 (1–11)a 8 (1–13)c 10 (0–19)d 5 (0–14)ab 7 (2–13)bc 7 (1–14)
BS 58a 8b 8b 0b 11b 17
  1. Means within columns following by same letters are not statistically different at 0.05 significance level in Duncan post hoc test. For abbreviations, please see Table 2. Minimum and maximum values are presented in parenthesis
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