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Table 1 Soil variables and AM fungal colonization in pure and mixed plantations

From: Long-term effects of mixed planting on arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal communities in the roots and soils of Juglans mandshurica plantations

Environmental variables Pure plantation Mixed plantation
pH 5.89 ± 0.06a 5.63 ± 0.04b
Moisture (%) 84.60 ± 2.23a 91.83 ± 10.59a
C (g·kg−1) 105.97 ± 10.12a 105.02 ± 20.26a
N (g·kg−1) 9.36 ± 0.8a 9.07 ± 1.72a
P (g·kg−1) 1.24 ± 0.07a 1.29 ± 0.16a
C/N 11.31 ± 0.16a 11.56 ± 0.06a
Cmic (mg·kg−1) 2299.94 ± 142.23a 1590.32 ± 372.04a
Nmic (mg·kg−1) 351.32 ± 21.99a 402.67 ± 16.29a
NH4+-N (mg·kg−1) 6.01 ± 0.28b 8.20 ± 0.57a
NO3-N (mg·kg−1) 31.73 ± 1.23a 28.62 ± 2.37a
TPh (mg·kg−1) 690.17 ± 8.54a 536.37 ± 37.86b
CPh (mg·kg−1) 188.21 ± 6.93a 230.47 ± 13.81a
WSPh (mg·kg−1) 4.37 ± 0.19a 4.63 ± 0.33a
Colonization (%) 95.56 ± 2.94a 96.70 ± 2.41a
  1. Cmic soil microbial biomass carbon, Nmic soil microbial biomass nitrogen, TPh soil total phenol, CPh soil complex phenol, WSPh soil water-souble phenol