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Table 1 Dietary treatments for unique OTUs, richness estimates, and diversity indices within the fecal content

From: Effect of ensiled mulberry leaves and sun-dried mulberry fruit pomace on the fecal bacterial community composition in finishing steers

Item Treatmenta SEMb p value
CON EML SMFP
SeqsNum 166,882.30 184,494.30 178,779.30 19,052.18 0.8
OTUsNum 7498.00 6932.75 6503.25 610.56 0.54
EvenSeqsNum 100,000 100,000 100,000 - -
EvenOTUsNum 5866.00 5253.00 5012.75 346.74 0.25
PD-whole-tree 214.29 196.79 191.16 10.17 0.29
Observed species 5866.00 5253.00 5012.75 346.74 0.25
Good’s coverage 0.97 0.98 0.98 0.00 0.22
Richness estimate
Chao1 11,386.85 9787.32 8929.23 834.02 0.16
ACE 11,616.52 9930.3 8982.59 937.71 0.19
Diversity indices
Simpson 1.00 1.00 1.00 0.00 0.45
Shannon 9.70 9.58 9.50 0.10 0.37
  1. a CON Control (n = 4), EML Ensiled mulberry leaves (n = 4), SMFP Sun-dried mulberry fruit pomace (n = 4)
  2. bSEM: standard error of the mean