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Table 2 Mean total extractable element concentrations for Moquah Barrens, Wisconsin, USA, ash samples collected in May 2016. Samples are distinguished by vegetation cover type, and table excludes ash samples collected from plots with experimental fuel load manipulations (addition or removal). N = nitrogen, Fe = iron, Cu = copper, Mn = manganese, Mg = magnesium, Ca = calcium, K = potassium, P = phosphorus

From: Fuels, vegetation, and prescribed fire dynamics influence ash production and characteristics in a diverse landscape under active pine barrens restoration

Vegetation cover typeTotal extractable element concentration (g kg−1)
Standing brush16.122.084.5523.174.822.800.035.89
Deciduous forest13.001.873.5827.264.684.460.038.62
Cut brush13.521.893.6622.785.334.450.038.86
Conifer woodland10.441.182.3510.303.381.440.027.71