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Table 7 Table showing characteristics of the plots studied in Mau forest area.

From: Soil carbon dioxide and methane fluxes from forests and other land use types in an African tropical montane region

Site/Land use Code Rep Latitude Longitude Elevation (m) Year established Management Inputs Management intensity
Smallholder agriculture        
 Forest SHF1 1 − 0.2978 35.4397 2305 Native vegetation Charcoal burning N 1
 Forest SHF2 2 − 0.2995 35.4354 2267 Native vegetation Wood collection N 1
 Forest SHF3 3 − 0.3032 35.4235 2234 Native vegetation Open (low tree density) N 1
 Grazing land SHG1 1 − 0.2942 35.4365 2319 1997, annual crops before Grazing cattle,excreta deposited Y 3
 Grazing land SHG2 2 − 0.2959 35.4339   1970, forest before Grazing cattle,excreta deposited Y 3
 Grazing land SHG3 3 − 0.2985 35.4203 2283 2005, annual crops before Low density cattle, little excreta N 2
 Tea SHT1 1 − 0.2936 35.4371 2320 1999, shrubland before Fertilizer at 125 kg N ha−1 year−1 Y 3
 Tea SHT2 2 − 0.2964 35.4327 2291 1985, forest before Fertiliser at 40 kg N ha−1 year−1 Y 3
 Tea SHT3 3 − 0.2987 35.4196 2294 2012, shrubland before No fertilizer applied N 2
Tea estates         
 Forest TEF1 1 − 0.3165 35.3985 2169 Native vegetation Little disturbance N 1
 Forest TEF2 2 − 0.3194 35.3964 2173 Native vegetation Little disturbance N 1
 Forest TEF3 3 − 0.3225 35.3947 2170 Native vegetation Little disturbance N 1
 Eucalyptus plantation TEP1 1 − 0.3143 35.3973 2198 2000, eucalyptus before Timber harvested N 2
 Eucalyptus plantation TEP2 2 − 0.3172 35.3956 2163 2000, eucalyptus before Timber harvested N 2
 Eucalyptus plantation TEP3 3 − 0.3199 35.3922 2146 2000, eucalyptus before Timber harvested N 2
 Tea TET1 1 − 0.3133 35.3968 2208 1973, forest before Fertiliser at 150 kg N ha−1 year−1 Y 3
 Tea TET2 2 − 0.3159 35.3943 2176 1973, forest before Fertiliser at 250 kg N ha−1 year−1 Y 3
 Tea TET3 3 − 0.3187 35.3911 2168 1973, forest before Fertiliser at 150 kg N ha−1 year−1 Y 3