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Table 2 Mean (± S.E.) values of environmental factors at five within-gap positions during two growing seasons

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

Within-gap position Photosynthetically active radiance (PAR) (μM m−2 s−1) Soil temperature (°C) Soil
moisture
(%)
Air temperature (°C) Air relative humidity
(%)
North 152.75 ± 8.04 18.92 ± 0.41 15.79 ± 1.73 19.44 ± 0.52 71.71 ± 1.89
South 105.67 ± 8.30 17.40 ± 0.48 25.12 ± 3.74 19.00 ± 0.55 74.81 ± 1.90
East 129.46 ± 6.44 19.27 ± 0.46 15.28 ± 1.55 19.35 ± 0.53 71.81 ± 1.85
West 138.07 ± 6.59 18.04 ± 0.48 28.26 ± 2.35 19.49 ± 0.54 74.08 ± 1.94
Center 157.96 ± 7.22 19.42 ± 1.02 28.42 ± 2.56 19.43 ± 0.55 73.41 ± 1.88