Ecological Archives E083-026-A1

Mitsue Shibata, Hiroshi Tanaka, Shigeo Iida, Shin Abe, Takashi Masaki, Kaoru Niiyama, and Tohru Nakashizuka. 2002. Synchronized annual seed production by 16 principal tree species in a temperate deciduous forest, Japan. Ecology 83:1727-1742.

Appendix A. Rank correlation (Kendall'sTau) matrix of annual sound seed production.

  ACM ACA KAP BTG CRC CRJ CRL CRT OSJ SWC STO FGC FGJ QRC QRS CSC
ACM                                
ACA 0.76***                              
KAP 0.47 0.51                            
BTG 0.39 0.42 0.47                          
CRC 0.55* 0.68* 0.74** 0.37                        
CRJ 0.43 0.68* 0.52 0.24 0.77**                      
CRL 0.43 0.68* 0.52 0.24 0.77** 1.00***                    
CRT 0.44 0.59* 0.80*** 0.38 0.95*** 0.70** 0.70**                  
OSJ 0.48 0.69** 0.69** 0.31 0.90*** 0.83*** 0.83*** 0.88***                
SWC 0.54* 0.74** 0.36 0.31 0.65* 0.86*** 0.86*** 0.53 0.63*              
STO 0.46 0.49 0.67* 0.34 0.78** 0.66* 0.66* 0.84*** 0.72** 0.58*            
FGC 0.33 0.36 -0.03 0.33 0.18 0.11 0.11 0.10 0.07 0.33 0.03          
FGJ 0.52 0.53 0.45 0.13 0.72* 0.47 0.47 0.68* 0.63* 0.36 0.64* 0.27        
QRC -0.11 -0.20 -0.24 0.06 -0.09 -0.41 -0.41 -0.03 -0.14 -0.38 0.00 0.10 0.20      
QRS 0.06 -0.14 0.06 -0.11 0.00 -0.24 -0.24 0.09 -0.03 -0.25 0.17 -0.20 0.13 0.57*    
CSC -0.38 -0.35 0.18 -0.15 - 0.13 -0.29 -0.29 -0.03 -0.18 -0.35 -0.15 -0.20 -0.34 0.09 0.26  

   Notes: Species abbreviations are as follows: ACM, Acer mono; ACA, Acer amoenum; KAP, Kalopanax pictus; BTG, Betula grossa; CRC, Carpinus cordata; CRJ, Carpinus japonica; CRL, Carpinus laxiflora; CRT, Carpinus tschonoskii; OSJ, Ostrya japonica; SWC, Swida controversa; STO, Stryax obassia; FGC, Fagus crenata; FGJ, Fagus japonica; QRC, Quercus crispula; QRS, Quercus serrata; and CSC, Castanea crenata.
* P < 0.05, ** P < 0.01, *** P < 0.001


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