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Table 3 Richness and diversity of bacterial communities in soils contaminated PCBs

From: Structure and diversity of native bacterial communities in soils contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls

Sample OTUs Index
Non-cultivable method Cultivable method
Richness (d) Diversity (H) Richness (d) Diversity (H)
Chao 1 ACE Shannon Simpson Shannon–Weaver
Control 3345 6252.3 7076.8 9.3 1.0 4.7 1.3
Hs 3063 6013.7 6551 8.6 1.0 4.1 1.1
Hp 4489 9425.7 10,474.1 10 1.1 3.2 0.9
F 1751 1979 2117.4 7.8 0.9 3.4 1.0
A 1852 2261.4 2492.1 7.5 0.9 3.3 1.0
  1. ACE abundance-based coverage estimator
  2. OTU: Operational taxonomic units as determined by Uclust (Edgar 2010) at a similarity threshold of 97%