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Table 1 Basic description of experimental secondary forest gaps created in March 2015

From: The effects of stump size and within-gap position on sprout non-structural carbohydrates concentrations and regeneration in forest gaps vary among species with different shade tolerances

Forest gaps Gap size (m2) Altitude (m) Aspect (°) Slope (°) Height of gap border trees (m) DBH of gap border trees (cm) Stump number per gap
Gap1 984 678 191 22 20.0 27.3 93
Gap2 688 679 170 25 19.8 30.8 69
Gap3 968 653 195 19 17.5 28.9 67
Gap4 658 672 220 25 20.1 32.6 55
Gap5 476 664 168 18 19.4 28.8 11
Gap6 484 726 170 25 18.5 31.6 61
Gap7 512 731 158 28 17.2 26.5 101
Gap8 492 762 170 26 18.9 32.5 66