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Table 3 Mean (± standard error) biomass (Mg ha− 1), biomass carbon, SOC and total carbon stocks (Mg C ha− 1) for each of the kebele and results of one-way ANOVA (at α = 0.05)

From: Assessment of carbon stock potential of parkland agroforestry practice: the case of Minjar Shenkora; North Shewa, Ethiopia

Biomass and carbon pool Kebeles   
B/giorgis (M.altitude) B/slasi (M.altitude.) Agirat (L.altitude) Korma ager (L.altitude) GM. Sig.
AGB (Mg ha− 1) 12.71 (2.88)a,b 19.54 (4.81)a 6.92 (1.35)b 10.56 (1.77)a,b 12.44 *
BGB (Mg ha− 1) 5.07 (1.05)ab 7.50 (1.72)a 2.89 (0.53)b 4.28 (0.68)a,b 4.94 *
AGC (Mg ha− 1) 6.1 (1.38)ab 9.38 (2.31)a 3.32 (0.65)b 5.07 (0.85)a,b 5.97 *
BGC (Mg ha− 1) 2.43 (0.5)ab 3.6 (0.83)a 1.39 (0.25)b 2.05 (0.33)a,b 2.37 *
SOC Mg ha− 1. 0–20 cm 20.85 (1.42)b 23.84 (1.18)b 26.55 (1.64)a,b 33.14 (2.65)a 26.09 ***
SOC Mg ha− 1. 21–40 cm 19.49 (1.09)b 21.38 (2.38)b 26.55 (1.71)ab 33.45 (2.22)a 25.22 ***
SOC Mg ha− 1. 0–40 cm 40.34 (1.84)b 45.22 (3.36)b 53.10 (3.25)b 66.59 (4.62)a 51.31 ***
TC (Mg ha− 1) 48.87 (2.53)b 58.2 (4.56)b 57.81 (3.18)b 73.71 (2.27)a 59.65 ***
  1. Similar letter shows no a significant difference and different letters indicate a significant difference between groups at 5% level significant. *p < 0.05, ***p < 0.001. Where; M.altitude weynadega agro-ecology, L.altitude  lowland agro-ecology. TC Total carbon, GM grand mean and Sig. significance