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Table 1 Coverage and alpha diversity (mean ± standard deviation) among AM and PM rhizosphere samples based on 16S rRNA gene sequencing

From: Diurnal cycling of rhizosphere bacterial communities is associated with shifts in carbon metabolism

Host environment Time Number Coverage (%) S obs a Shannonb ACE
Wild-type AM (dark) 10 94.5 ± 3.3 3120 ± 887 7.18 ± 0.22A 4771 ± 2620
  PM (light) 9 93.4 ± 1.9 3543 ± 587 7.29 ± 0.14A 4995 ± 1150
Fallow soil AM (dark) 10 95.2 ± 1.9 2823 ± 536 6.89 ± 0.30B 4072 ± 1558
  PM (light) 10 93.5 ± 1.4 3290 ± 344 7.07 ± 0.11A,B 5272 ± 1335
  P value 0.001 0.486
  1. Values sharing the same capital letter subscripts did not differ significantly by Tukey's post-hoc test (P < 0.05)
  2. a S obs: number of OTUs observed
  3. bIndices sharing the same superscript did not differ significantly by Tukey’s post hoc test (P > 0.05)