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Table 1 Two-way ANOVA showing the effects of time and salinity on the alpha-diversity of microeukaryotic plankton communities

From: Low shifts in salinity determined assembly processes and network stability of microeukaryotic plankton communities in a subtropical urban reservoir

  All Core Satellite
F P F P F P
Time (n = 13)
 Richness 2.978 0.001 1.957 0.037 3.337 0.000
 ACE 3.201 0.001 1.654 0.090 3.555 0.000
 Chao 1 3.152 0.001 1.622 0.098 3.479 0.000
 Shannon-Wiener 2.431 0.008 1.990 0.033 0.931 0.520
 Simpson 0.870 0.580 0.246 0.995 0.564 0.866
 Pielou’s evenness 2.086 0.025 4.640 0.000 0.445 0.941
Salinity (n = 3)
 Richness 16.767 0.000 20.729 0.000 11.986 0.000
 ACE 16.867 0.000 19.355 0.000 13.914 0.000
 Chao 1 16.366 0.000 20.885 0.000 12.492 0.000
 Shannon-Wiener 15.628 0.000 8.396 0.000 15.216 0.000
 Simpson 3.429 0.036 0.359 0.699 0.684 0.507
 Pielou’s evenness 10.873 0.000 14.707 0.000 1.615 0.204
Time × salinity
 Richness 3.991 0.002 2.550 0.033 3.084 0.013
 ACE 3.951 0.003 2.194 0.061 3.456 0.006
 Chao 1 3.869 0.003 2.054 0.078 3.223 0.010
 Shannon-Wiener 4.528 0.001 2.379 0.044 2.294 0.051
 Simpson 0.773 0.571 0.343 0.885 0.916 0.474
 Pielou’s evenness 3.676 0.004 4.691 0.001 0.487 0.785
  1. Boldface means significance at P < 0.05 level
  2. Time includes 13 successional months
  3. Salinity includes low, medium, and high salinity levels
  4. All all microeukaryotic plankton communities, Core core microeukaryotic plankton subcommunities, Satellite satellite microeukaryotic plankton subcommunities