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Table 1 Concentration (%) of STN, STC, SIC and SOC along the altitude

From: Altitudinal gradients of soil and vegetation carbon and nitrogen in a high altitude nature reserve of Karakoram ranges

Altitude (m) Dominant trees STN (%) STC (%) SIC (%) SOC (%)
2860 Picea smithiana 0.23 3.70 0.38 3.32
2890 Pinus wallichiana 0.17 2.25 0.03 2.21
2920 Pinus wallichiana 0.48 4.94 0.03 4.91
2950 Picea smithiana 0.18 2.48 0.01 2.46
2980 Pinus wallichiana 0.20 3.05 0.05 3.00
3010 Pinus wallichiana + Juniperus excelsa 0.08 0.87 0.02 0.85
3050 Juniperus excelsa + Astragalus 0.22 2.21 0.03 2.17
3080 Juniperus excelsa 0.17 1.73 0.03 1.70
3110 Juniperus excelsa +Populus 0.26 2.65 0.04 2.61
3140 Picea smithiana 0.36 6.52 0.02 6.50
3170 Juniperus excelsa 0.08 0.71 0.03 0.68
3200 Pinus wallichiana 0.10 1.81 0.02 1.79
3230 Pinus wallichiana 0.21 3.27 0.02 3.25
3260 Picea smithiana 0.45 6.84 0.01 6.83
3290 Betula utilis 0.19 2.22 0.10 2.13
3320 Pinus wallichiana 0.23 0.88 0.04 0.84
3350 Pinus wallichiana 0.13 2.43 0.04 2.40
3380 Betula utilis 0.24 3.05 0.03 3.02
3410 Juniperus excelsa 0.20 1.95 0.03 1.92
3440 Betula utilis 0.49 7.60 0.03 7.57
3470 No tree 0.46 5.42 0.02 5.40
3500 Betula utilis 0.70 9.63 0.03 9.59
  Total 5.85 76.20 1.05 75.15