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Table 2 Bacterial α-diversity and Good’s coverage estimator for different fertilization strategies

From: Effect of long-term fertilization strategies on bacterial community composition in a 35-year field experiment of Chinese Mollisols

Fertilization strategy CHAO1 Ace Simpson Shannon Coverage
CK 3231.9 ± 133.0b 3347.9 ± 149.0a 0.0076 ± 0.0007a 6.3 ± 0.03b 0.95 ± 0.006a
PK 3262.7 ± 154.8b 3386.1 ± 256.1a 0.0076 ± 0.0012a 6.3 ± 0.05b 0.96 ± 0.007a
NPK 2866.6 ± 63.3a 3328.8 ± 414.7a 0.0115 ± 0.0009b 6.0 ± 0.02a 0.95 ± 0.006a
MPK 3421.6 ± 94.3b 3541.9 ± 98.8a 0.0077 ± 0.0005a 6.3 ± 0.03b 0.96 ± 0.001a
  1. Values are mean ± standard deviation (n = 6). Values within the same column followed by different lowercase letters indicate significant differences according to Tukey’s multiple comparison tests. Operational taxonomic units defined based on a 97% similarity threshold