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Table 1 Gene number and diversity indices for GeoChip data in three sampling sites

From: Available nitrogen is the key factor influencing soil microbial functional gene diversity in tropical rainforest

Parameter JFL-1 JFL-2 JFL-3
No. of detected genes 26392 22902 27363
Mean No. of detected genesa 24497 ± 1355a 19469 ± 3347b 25625 ± 954a
Shannon indexa 10.09 ± 0.06a 9.85 ± 0.19b 10.14 ± 0.04a
Simpson indexa 23930 ± 1286a 19110 ± 3228b 25037 ± 932a
  1. aThe data is the mean value and standard error for eight plots. The same lowercase letters within the same row in the footnote mean the difference was not significant, whereas the difference was significant (P < 0.05)