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Table 3 Diversity indices and richness estimators of the 16rRNA gene libraries in milk microbiota of dairy cows in different treatments

From: Impact of yeast and lactic acid bacteria on mastitis and milk microbiota composition of dairy cows

ItemsTreatmentsSEMP-value
HMM + YM + LM + Y + L
Sequence49,64247,70946,31540,19244,50122160.13
Shannon2.652.412.182.532.730.400.70
Simpson0.210.190.280.200.160.070.56
Ace451.51a305.84b491.65a509.69a450.84a57.340.02
Chao430.36a277.60b452.25a472.63a445.92a59.080.03
Coverage0.9980.9970.9970.9980.9980.000.14
  1. Shannon and Simpson indices are used to assess biodiversity of milk microbiota
  2. Ace and Chao indices are used to assess the microbiotal richness
  3. Coverage index are used to reflect species coverage
  4. abcMeans in the same row with significant difference (P < 0.05)