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Table 2 Simple Mantel test (Jaccard distance) of environmental factors on microbial community and SRP sub-community

From: Unraveling the diversity of sedimentary sulfate-reducing prokaryotes (SRP) across Tibetan saline lakes using epicPCR

  Microbial community SRP sub-community Highly abundant SRP populations Lake-specific SRP populations
  r M P r M P r M P r M P
pH 0.1993 0.004 0.0381 0.311 0.0529 0.24 0.0248 0.351
MMT(Aug) 0.3299 0.003 0.1314 0.044 0.1349 0.044 0.0495 0.198
TN − 0.0869 0.759 0.3878 0.016 0.3513 0.021 0.1580 0.047
TOC 0.0805 0.224 − 0.1159 0.807 − 0.0991 0.821 − 0.0112 0.532
SO42− 0.1364 0.095 0.0802 0.205 0.0521 0.251 − 0.0349 0.660
Salinity 0.0125 0.371 − 0.0313 0.491 − 0.0858 0.771 − 0.0895 0.796
  1. The P values of statistical significance (< 0.05) are in italics.
  2. Abbreviation: MMT (Aug) monthly mean temperature of surface water in August, 2015, TN total nitrogen, TOC total organic carbon, SO42− sulfate concentration