Table 7. Differences in mangrove tree density and basal area across communitymanaged (CF) and statemanaged (SF) mangrove forests in Trang, southern Thailand. N = 22 plots for each forest. Statistical test results are for a ttest, †: equal variances; ‡: unequal variances.


Parameter 
Landward mangrove 
Seaward mangrove 
Tong Tasae (CF) 
Tab Jak (SF) 
Laem Makham (CF) 
To Ban (SF) 

Mean tree per plot ha^{1} 
1,372.7 (1119.6) 
3,095.5 (1429.4) 
4,868.2 (1561.3) 
5,654.5 (2544.2) 

df ^{†} = 42, t = 4.45,
p < 0.0001 
df ^{‡} = 35, t = 1.236,
p > 0.05 





Mean plot basal area ha^{1} (cm^{2}) 
78.3 (51.4) 
15.4 (11.3) 
22.1 (7.2) 
9.8 (4.9) 

df ^{‡} = 23, t = 5.592,
p < 0.0001 
df ^{†} = 42, t = 6.599,
p < 0.0001 


