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Table 5 Spearman's rho correlation between the detected methanogen groups and the monitored control parameters

From: The role of different methanogen groups evaluated by Real-Time qPCR as high-efficiency bioindicators of wet anaerobic co-digestion of organic waste

  pH Ac/Alc ratio % TVS added Biogas production (m 3 /kg VS added ) msar (gene copies/μl) msa (1/Ct)
msar (gene copies/μl) 0.630** -0.589** 0.744** 0.673** 1 0.782**
msa (1/Ct) 0.847** - 0.641* 0.576* 0.782** 1
mcp (1/Ct) - - 0.449* - 0.719** 0.868**
  1. Significant correlation at p < 0.05 is identified with a single asterisk while highly significant at p < 0.01 with a double asterisk. The hyphen is introduced when no significant correlations (n.c.) were observed.