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Table 2 Effect of EML and SMFP diet on changes in phyla (as a percentage of the total number of sequences) in the fecal bacterial community

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

Phylum Experimental dieta SEMb p value
CON EML SMFP
Firmicutes 56.79 58.06 55.18 1.39 0.28
Bacteroidetes 35.09 35.34 37.28 1.6 0.63
Proteobacteria 2.16 1.62 1.83 0.28 0.46
Verrucomicrobia 1.99 1.47 1.94 0.18 0.17
Tenericutes 1.27 1.41 1.42 0.15 0.75
Lentisphaerae 0.63 0.32 0.32 0.18 0.41
Others 2.06 1.78 2.03 0.18 0.59
Firmicutes:Bacteroidetes 1.61 1.64 1.48 0.12 0.54
  1. a CON Control (n = 4), EML Ensiled mulberry leaves (n = 4), SMFP Sun-dried mulberry fruit pomace (n = 4)
  2. b SEM Standard error of the mean
  3. Different letters in the same row indicate a significant difference between values within the row (p < 0.05)