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Table 3 Mean Shannon diversity, richness, Pielou’s evenness and Bray–Curtis dissimilarity values for microbial communities by enrichment times

From: Preservation of microbial communities enriched on lignocellulose under thermophilic and high-solid conditions

  Shannon diversity Richness Evenness Bray–Curtis dissimilarity comparisons to T1
T0 4.20 790 0.63 0.87
T1 3.18 A 268 A 0.57 A 0
T2 3.06 A 192 B 0.58 A,B 0.22 A
T3 3.02 A 160 C 0.59 A,B 0.26 A,B
T4 3.07 154 0.61 0.33
T5 3.07 A 156 C 0.61 B 0.32 B
T6 3.11 A 155 C 0.62 B 0.33 B
  1. Means followed by the same letter within columns are not statistically different at α = 0.05 based on Tukey–Kramer HSD test, blocked by reactor. Time point 4 was excluded from the statistical analysis due to insufficient DNA in one sample. T0 included only one sample