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Table 3 Weed flora of macropore and control plot after macropore treatment

From: Installing artificial macropores in degraded soils to enhance vertical infiltration and increase soil carbon content

Scientific name No macropore (grams of dry matter)/(m 2 ) S.D. Macropore (grams of dry matter)/(m 2 ) S.D.
Stellaria 9.17 8.69 0.82 0.25
Poa annua 9.72 0.84 5.74 2.34
Cerastium glomeratum 25.83 4.74 24.82 9.43
Vicia sativa subsp. Nigra 13.31 15.42 107.34 44.79
Equisetum arvense 3.62 0.99 6.05 3.24
Lamium amplexicaule 12.25 15.90 9.44 3.58
Capsella bursa-pastoris 5.87 1.96 0.74 0.56
Calystegia japonica 0.38 0.43 0.17 0.08
Veronica persica 9.64 9.40 12.69 10.55
Erigeron annuus 0.68 0.43 0.15 -
Cardamine scutata 2.54 1.34 N.D. -
Sonchus oleraceus 0.30 0.16 N.D. -
Lolium multiflorum Lam. 0.76 - 0.27 -
Veronica arvensis N.D. - 0.76 -
  1. S.D., standard deviation; N.D., not detected.