Appendix S1 Characteristics of 39 age sequences collected in this study.

Appendix S2 A list of papers from which data were extracted for this synthesis.

Appendix S3 Frequency distributions of C : N ratios in different ecosystem components across various sequences.

Appendix S4 Relationships between the slope of C : N ratio versus age and stand age, and between the scaling slope and stand age.

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