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Table 2 Correlation coefficients (r) for NDVI and climate variables, for different land use types

From: Vegetation greenness modelling in response to interannual precipitation and temperature changes between 2001 and 2012 in Liao River Basin in Jilin Province, China

Land cover type Maxtemp Mintemp MTemp MeanRainfall LogMeanRainfall
Paddy field 0.222 0.114 0.219 0.499** 0.499**
Crop field 0.158 0.045* 0.132 0.464* 0.461*
Forest 0.103 0.058 0.080 0.306* 0.299
Grass land 0.105 0.103* 0.075 0.449* 0.444*
Wetland 0.391* 0.138 0.324 0.176 0.195
  1. ** At the 0.01 level was significantly correlated
  2. * At the 0.05 level was significantly correlated