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Table 5 Relationship between decomposition rate (TBS) and factors that affect decomposition

From: Factors that influence decomposition timeline estimation in Anambra state, Nigeria

  TBS Precipitation Atmospheric temp. Humidity Soil temp. Soil pH
Total Body Score (TBS) Pearson Correlation 1 −.712** .500** −.470** .184 −.739**
Sig. (2-tailed)   .001 .001 .001 .204 .001
5.2.1. N 49 49 49 49 49 49
  1. Key to quality of relationship
  2. 0.80–1.00 Very strong positive
  3. 0.60–0.79 Strong positive
  4. 0.40–0.59 Moderate positive
  5. 0.20–0.39 Weak positive
  6. 0.00–0.19 Very weak positive
  7. N Duration of study
  8. **Correlation is significant at the .01 level (2-tailed)
  9. *Correlation is significant at the .05 level (2-tailed)