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Table 3 Summary of observed OTUs, Chao1, Shannon and Simpson index in 10 industrial-scale biogas plants

From: The microbial community structure in industrial biogas plants influences the degradation rate of straw and cellulose in batch tests

Sample Chao 1 OTUs Shannon Simpson
CD01 58 52 1.937 0.456
CD02 94 69 3.111 0.763
CD03 147 120 5.042 0.947
CD04 109 96 3.619 0.767
WWTP01 294 227 5.851 0.956
WWTP02 215 187 4.737 0.861
WWTP03 304 258 5.823 0.930
WWTP04 209 135 3.088 0.609
WWTP05 354 244 5.899 0.955
WWTP06 280 242 5.857 0.930
  1. CD 01-04 co-digestion plants, WWTP 01-06 wastewater treatment plants