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Table 6 Effects of disturbance type (Type), disturbance return internal (DRI), and their interaction on soil properties, for data collected at Archbold Biological Station, Venus, Florida, USA, from 2005 to 2014. Results of full factorial ANOVAs with disturbance variables as fixed factors. Also shown are mean values for soil variables across all burned or mown plots

From: Effects of frequent fire and mowing on resprouting shrubs of Florida scrub, USA

Soil variableFactorFdfPMean value
BurnMow
Gravimetric soil moisture ln (%; 2011)Type16.961<0.0010.611.13
DRI0.3330.807  
Type * DRI2.0430.136  
Gravimetric soil moisture ln(%; 2012)Type14.9610.0010.500.77
DRI1.3530.283  
Type * DRI2.4730.087  
Organic matter (%) (2011)Type4.2810.0501.992.95
DRI0.5130.681  
Type * DRI1.5430.231  
Organic matter (%) (2012)Type6.6610.0172.363.12
DRI0.8330.490  
Type * DRI1.3230.293  
pH (2011)Type12.1510.0025.054.55
DRI0.5430.543  
Type * DRI1.5230.235  
Total inorganic N ln(μg g−1 soil; 2011)Type0.8110.3771.321.59
DRI1.4030.268  
Type * DRI2.7930.063  
PO43− ln(μg g−1 soil; 2011)Type1.8510.1871.340.70
DRI0.5630.644  
Type * DRI1.9030.159