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Table 3 Regression equations and statistics for residue mass loss, on a percent dry weight basis, over 112 days, where X = time in days after application

From: Decomposition, nitrogen and carbon mineralization from food and cover crop residues in the central plateau of Haiti

Residue species and placement Equation RMSEa R2
Maize, buried y = 66.65e−0.0123x + 33.35e−17.3890x 6.214 0.974
Maize, surface y = 100e−0.006x 5.152 0.939
Sorghum sudangrass, buried y = 100e−0.026x 6.806 0.940
Sorghum sudangrass, surface y = 100e−0.007x 9.476 0.665
Common bean, buried y = 100e−0.012x 7.873 0.915
Common bean, surface y = 100e−0.004x 6.777 0.609
Sunn hemp, buried y = 52.30e−0.0079x + 47.70e−0.3136x 3.742 0.990
Sunn hemp, surface y = 63.44e−0.0001x + 37.76e−0.0306x 7.932 0.863
  1. aRoot mean square error