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Table 3 Properties of microbial interaction (bacteria and fungi) in speargrasses’ rhizosheath-root systems and bulk sand co-occurrence networks

From: Rhizosheath microbial community assembly of sympatric desert speargrasses is independent of the plant host

Community a SV b Connections   Hub/keystone c Connectivity
Bacteria Fungi Bac-Bac Fun-Fun Bac-Fun Bacteria Fungi Network-wide
S. sabulicula 126 21 1222 21 217 8/1 0 19.86
S. seelyae 147 15 571 2 18 8/1 0 7.30
C. spinosa 132 36 1220 16 74 9/2 0 15.60
Bulk sand 65 1 292 0 11 6/1 0 9.18
  1. aNumber of network nodes
  2. bNumber of network edges
  3. cMean number of connections per node (degree)