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Table 2 STN, SIC, SOC and STC under different forest types

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

Dominant trees Total No. of plants STN (%) SIC (%) SOC (%) STC (%)
Mix.PW (224) + JE (31) + BU (18) 273 0.09 0.02 0.85 0.87
Juniperus excelsa 94 0.45 0.08 4.30 4.39
Mix.JE (42) + Pop. (32) + Astr(10) 84 0.49 0.07 4.79 4.86
Alpine grass 0 0.49 0.02 5.40 5.42
Pinus wallichiana 128 1.22 0.24 18.40 18.64
Picea smithiana 172 1.53 0.43 19.10 19.53
Betula utilis 128 1.59 0.19 22.31 22.50
Total 879 5.86 1.05 75.15 76.20