Predictor Importance Values for Osage-orange (Maclura pomifera)

Predictor Name Importance Score Rank
Annual precipitation (mm)20.85
Mean May-September precipitation (mm)17.6715
Mean annual temperature (°C)12.6735
Mean May-September temperature (°C)17.4918
Mean temperature of coldest month (°C)12.3436
Mean temperature of warmest month (°C)17.2320
Annual aridity index15.2227
Minimum elevation19.228
Maximum elevation20.994
Average elevation17.5717
Median elevation15.2326
Range of elevation20.367
Elevation coefficient ofvariation13.3433
Elevation standard deviation22.251
Annual daylength coefficient of variation9.6742
Total available water capacity (cm, to 150 cm)14.2631
Total available water supply (cm, to 150 cm)17.6216
Depth to water table (cm)18.9311
Soil permeability rate (cm/hr)19.0710
Soil calcium carbonate (% by weight)16.3822
Soil cation-exchange capacity13.0534
Soil pH18.3112
Soil bulk density (g/cm3)17.3519
Organic matter content (% by weight)15.3625
Potential soil productivity18.0113
Soil erodibility factor, rock fragment free20.486
Soil erosion by wind (tons/acre/year)19.19
Percent soil passing sieve No. 10 (coarse)21.673
Percent soil passing sieve No. 200 (fine)16.8121
Percent clay (< 0.002 mm size)17.7114
Percent sand (< 0.002 mm size)15.8624
Percent silt (< 0.002 mm size)14.3730
Percent of texture clayey10.2840
Percent of texture loamy15.1428
Percent of texture sandy16.3223
Percent of texture other14.9529
Alfisol (%)7.3143
Aridisol (%)145
Entisol (%)13.5732
Histosol (%)10.7739
Inceptisol (%)10.1241
Mollisol (%)21.812
Spodosol (%)1.7944
Ultisol (%)11.4338
Vertisol (%)11.9137