Table 4

Correlation between coefficients of variation of annual rain, LWP, and peak shoot mass.

Across regions

SA

DM

TM

MM


CVLWP × CVrain

0.72

0.38

0.55

0.60

0.73

CVmass × CVrain

0.55

0.14n.s.

0.35

0.46

0.62

CVmass × CVLWP

0.89

0.82

0.92

0.87

0.85

CVmass.LWP × CVrain

-0.29

-0.30

-0.47

-0.16

0.01n.s.


Values are Pearson correlation or partial correlation coefficients. CVmass.LWP × CVrain: partial correlation with respect to CVLWP. n.s.: not significant (P > 0.05).

Köchy BMC Ecology 2008 8:4   doi:10.1186/1472-6785-8-4

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