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Daniel C. Schlatter, Matthew G. Bakker, James M. Bradeen, and Linda L. Kinkel. 2015. Plant community richness and microbial interactions structure bacterial communities in soil. Ecology 96:134142. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/13-1648.1

Appendix F. Correlations among plant richness, plant biomass, and soil edaphic characteristics.

 

Plant Richness

Aboveground
Biomass (g/m²)

pH

K (ppm)

OM (%)

N (%)

C (%)

P (ppm)

Plant Richness

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Aboveground
Biomass (g/m²)

0.55 (<0.001)

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

pH

0.09 (0.54)

-0.06 (0.71)

-

-

-

-

-

-

K (ppm)

0.59 (<0.001)

0.58 (<0.001)

0.26 (0.08)

-

-

-

-

-

OM (%)

0.48 (<0.001)

0.78 (<0.001)

-0.10 (0.50)

0.45 (0.001)

-

-

-

-

N (%)

0.44 (<0.001)

0.81 (<0.001)

-0.05 (0.74)

0.43 (0.002)

0.94 (<0.001)

-

-

-

C (%)

0.48 (<0.001)

0.79 (<0.001)

-0.10 (0.49)

0.45 (0.001)

0.97 (<0.001)

0.96 (<0.001)

-

-

P (ppm)

0.33 (0.02)

0.20 (0.17)

0.17 (0.25)

0.23 (0.12)

0.28 (0.05)

0.24 (0.10)

0.27 (0.06)

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