Gray, A. et al

Leaf trait data for Melia volkensii Guerke from Kenya 2018-2020

Leaf trait data for several provenances of Melia volkensii an endemic tree from Kenya planted at two experimental trials in Kibwezi and Kitui. 11 traits are included including those for leaf size and leaf mass, and isotope values for δ13C.

Publication date: 2021-10-11

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This dataset is available under the terms of the Open Government Licence

Format of the data: Comma-separated values (CSV)

You must cite: Gray, A.; Odee, D.; Perry, A.; Otieno, J. O.; Kihara, J. G.; Adienge, A.; Tendwa, E. M.; Kariuki, J.; Grant, H.; Cavers, S. (2021). Leaf trait data for Melia volkensii Guerke from Kenya 2018-2020. NERC EDS Environmental Information Data Centre. https://doi.org/10.5285/9f5d1666-facc-436a-8f83-30e756b1b1c9

 

Where/When

Study area
Temporal extent
2018-01-01    to    2020-12-31

Provenance & quality

The data were generated from dried leaves collected and pressed in the field. Leaves were then transported to UKCEH Edinburgh for measurement. All measurements were made in Edinburgh except δ13C which were determined at the UKCEH’s stable isotope laboratory in Lancaster.

Correspondence/contact details

Gray, A.
UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Bush Estate
Penicuik
Midlothian
EH26 0QB
UNITED KINGDOM
 enquiries@ceh.ac.uk

Authors

Gray, A.
UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Odee, D.
UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Perry, A.
UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Otieno, J. O.
Kenya Forestry Research Institute
Kihara, J. G.
Kenya Forestry Research Institute
Adienge, A.
Kenya Forestry Research Institute
Tendwa, E. M.
Kenya Forestry Research Institute
Kariuki, J.
Kenya Forestry Research Institute
Grant, H.
UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Cavers, S.
UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology

Other contacts

Custodian
NERC EDS Environmental Information Data Centre
 info@eidc.ac.uk
Publisher
NERC EDS Environmental Information Data Centre
 info@eidc.ac.uk
Rights Holder
UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
 enquiries@ceh.ac.uk

Additional metadata

Topic categories
Biota
Keywords
Agroforestry,  Bamba,  Kirumbuta,  Kirumbutu,  Maramarui,  Melia volkensii Mkowe,  Mukau,  Plant Physiology,  Plant Traits,  Sub-Saharan Africa,  Tree Improvement
INSPIRE Theme
Habitats and Biotopes
Spatial representation type
Tabular (text)
Spatial reference system
WGS 84
Last updated
18 May 2022 12:21