Ratios of dead biomass to whole biomass (dead + live) in aboveground (AGB), belowground (BGB) and total biomass (TB) of total species in three communities (EDC, STC and ASC) in early autumn. Bars represent one standard error. Different letters indicate significant (P < 0.05) differences between ratios for communities in AGB, BGB or TB.
Tao et al. Botanical Studies 2013 54:59 doi:10.1186/1999-3110-54-59