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Table 1 Stand structure, composition and diversity of tree species and carbon stocks for different land use type within households surveyed

From: Contribution of agroforestry to climate change mitigation and livelihoods in Western Kenya

Farm/land useHouse-holdsArea (ha)Tree densityMean DBH (cm)Species richnessComposition (%)Shannon indexAGC (Mg C ha−1)
OverallExoticNativeExoticNative
Farm2634.942497.1 ± 0.183315248.751.33.064.07 ± 0.68
Boundary251.2922117.3 ± 0.159223748.451.62.9031.13 ± 5.85
Cropland169.98579.3 ± 0.343172648.051.53.126.36 ± 4.35
Grazing land128.611905.9 ± 0.137122519.880.22.132.08 ± 0.59
Homestead243.415188.5 ± 0.261283346.953.13.3451.94 ± 40.65
Shrub land40.654485.5 ± 0.2174144.195.92.203.17 ± 2.226
Woodlot90.5628356.8 ± 0.124111389.510.51.1939.40 ± 10.92
  1. Tree density represents number of trees per ha. Values for diameter at breast height (DBH) and aboveground carbon (AGC) represent means and the standard error of the mean (SE). Species composition represents the percentage of individual trees of native or exotic origin