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Table 3 Estimates of bacterial diversity in the soil samples obtained after the treatments and spinach cultivation

From: Changes and recovery of soil bacterial communities influenced by biological soil disinfestation as compared with chloropicrin-treatment

Soil sample Pre-treatment UTC BSD CP UTC-spinach BSD-spinach CP-spinach
Total number of clones 85 66 68 80 75 79 67
Total number of OTUs 38 42 30 25 36 37 38
Coverage (%) 76.5 60.6 73.5 88.7 76.0 77.2 70.1
Simpson’s index 0.97 0.98 0.89 0.93 0.97 0.97 0.98
Shannon-Wiener index 4.87 5.19 4.01 4.10 4.87 4.87 5.05