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Table 2 Bacterial community structure variation explained by various factors (PERMANOVA on Bray-Curtis dissimilarities)

From: Host species identity, site and time drive temperate tree phyllosphere bacterial community structure

Variables Bray-Curtis dissimilarities
R 2 (%) Pr (>F)
Single factor Host species 27.2 0.001***
Site 10.9 0.001***
Time 1.5 0.008**
Second order interaction Host species*site 13.8 0.001***
Site*time NS NS
Third order interaction Host species*site*time NS NS
  1. The model explained 53.4 %. Significance levels for each variable are given by: *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001; NS, p > 0.1