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Akselsson, C., Berg, B., Meentemeyer, V. & Westling, O. (2005) Carbon sequestration rates in organic layers of boreal and temperate forest soils — Sweden as a case study. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 14, this issue.

In Table 1, for the tree species ‘pine’, the formula should read ‘Fall = −3590(509) + 11.0(2.0) AET’ instead of ‘Fall = −590(509) + 11.0(2.0) AET’.

Table 1.  Litter-fall functions used for the different tree species. Standard error is given within parentheses
Tree speciesLitter-fall functionSource
SpruceFall = −3650.4(642) + 12.1 (3.9) AET R2 = 0.47, n = 13Empirical relationship for spruce; Berg & Meentemeyer (2001)
PineFall = −3590(509) + 11.0 (2.0) AET R2 = 0.48, n = 35Empirical relationship for pine; Berg & Meentemeyer (2001)
BirchFall = −790(863) + 5.8 (1.8) AET R2 = 0.79, n = 46Empirical relationship for deciduous species; Meentemeyer et al. (1982)
Other deciduousFall = −790(863) + 5.8(1.8) AET R2 = 0.79, n = 46Empirical relationship for deciduous species; Meentemeyer et al. (1982)

The correct table appears below.