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Table 8 Coefficients of the regression model for decomposition rate

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

Model Unstandardized coefficients Standardized coefficients t Sig.
B Std. error Beta
1 (Constant) 129.946 13.642   9.525 .001
Precipitation .015 .010 .089 1.545 .130
Atmospheric temp. −1.413 .140 −1.084 −10.126 .001
Humidity −.077 .044 −.059 −1.742 .089
Soil temperature .808 .239 .173 3.377 .002
Soil pH −17.737 2.008 −.297 −8.835 .001
Days of decomposition .812 .058 1.604 14.104 .001
  1. The regression equation is as follows:
  2. YTBS = 129.946 + .015Preci − 1, 413ATMOSTEMP − 0.77Humidity + .808SoilTemp − 17.737SoilPH − 17.737Time + εx
  3. Predictors: (constant), days of decomposition (time), soil temperature, soil pH, humidity, precipitation, atmospheric temperature
  4. Dependent variable: decomposition (TBS)