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Table 4 Effects of water stress on stoichiometry changes in C. lanceolata planted on different continuous plantation soils

From: Drought stress introduces growth, physiological traits and ecological stoichiometry changes in two contrasting Cunninghamia lanceolata cultivars planted in continuous-plantation soils

Cultivars Water condition Soil Root Stem Leaf
C:N N:P C:N N:P C:N N:P
NC CK NP 61.47 ± 4.53ab 4.18 ± 0.08f 75.21 ± 1.15bc 4.45 ± 0.21e 36.75 ± 0.81 cd 5.11 ± 1.14e
NC CK CP 59.38 ± 6.36ab 8.82 ± 0.11cde 92.00 ± 8.75ab 8.19 ± 0.19c 38.38 ± 2.88c 9.22 ± 1.39de
NC MWC NP 53.72 ± 0.78ab 5.67 ± 0.04f 62.95 ± 0.31c 4.40 ± 1.30e 31.86 ± 0.92d 9.47 ± 0.82de
NC MWC CP 57.29 ± 5.52ab 17.60 ± 1.20a 81.09 ± 0.94b 12.44 ± 1.60a 40.82 ± 4.08bc 18.43 ± 0.80a
NC LWC NP 49.25 ± 3.03b 7.03 ± 0.28ef 62.88 ± 1.53c 5.51 ± 0.17de 35.30 ± 2.85 cd 9.51 ± 0.58de
NC LWC CP 51.40 ± 0.42b 15.14 ± 0.02ab 82.93 ± 3.64ab 10.92 ± 0.14ab 49.39 ± 1.82a 10.60 ± 5.08bc
SC CK NP 57.07 ± 6.50ab 5.51 ± 0.16f 77.03 ± 0.32bc 4.86 ± 0.19de 34.90 ± 1.22 cd 5.99 ± 1.99e
SC CK CP 66.49 ± 4.76a 10.93 ± 1.18de 87.52 ± 4.77ab 9.47 ± 0.68bc 39.06 ± 0.77bc 15.02 ± 0.33b
SC MWC NP 58.71 ± 4.61ab 5.84 ± 0.72f 61.98 ± 2.13c 6.22 ± 0.20d 35.26 ± 1.63 cd 9.83 ± 0.14cde
SC MWC CP 66.27 ± 7.35a 11.98 ± 1.17bcd 99.19 ± 7.85a 10.14 ± 0.90b 44.81 ± 0.57ab 18.49 ± 1.87a
SC LWC NP 49.86 ± 4.75b 7.59 ± 0.26de 80.69 ± 17.77b 5.80 ± 0.09de 45.07 ± 5.77ab 6.89 ± 1.32e
SC LWC CP 66.99 ± 3.15a 12.77 ± 0.51bc 83.51 ± 12.48ab 9.73 ± 0.48bc 50.25 ± 2.95a 12.92 ± 4.67 cd
   P:Fw 0.0765 0.0155 0.1447 0.0020 0.0001 < 0.0001
   P:Fc 0.0295 0.4654 0.0718 0.8546 0.0239 0.4864
   P:Fs 0.0150 < 0.0001 < 0.0001 < 0.0001 < 0.0001 < 0.0001
   P:Fw×Fc 0.4377 0.1390 0.4152 0.1867 0.1135 0.0029
   P:Fw×Fs 0.5494 0.1927 0.1209 0.0632 0.0455 0.0041
   P:Fc×Fs 0.0409 0.1443 0.9489 0.0180 0.3911 0.1370
   P:Fw×Fc×Fs 0.5990 0.3173 0.0863 0.0138 0.1117 0.1373
  1. Values are mean ± SE. Values followed by different small letters and within parameter are significantly different at the P < 0.05 level according to Tukey’s test