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Table 3 Mean values (± standard error) of leaf area index (LAI) of Swietenia macrophylla and Melia azedarach in different seasons

From: Photosynthetic gas exchange responses of Swietenia macrophylla King and Melia azedarach L. plantations under drought conditions

Seasons S. macrophylla M. azedarach
Late dry 2.53 ± 0.18a 1.30 ± 0.55b
Early wet 3.21 ± 0.42a 3.04 ± 0.24a
Late wet 3.26 ± 0.96a 2.77 ± 0.77ab
Early dry 2.75 ± 0.19a 1.79 ± 0.18ab
  1. Means followed by different lowercase letters differ significantly between seasons at P < 0.05