TABLE 2

Significant shifts in bacterial assemblage composition due to IDM presence when feeding rates were high

DateShift in assemblage composition fora:
Cs vs MsCe vs CsMe vs MsMe vs CeMe vs Cs + Ce + Ms
July 20130.400.20 0.02 0.02 0.001
August 20140.880.28 0.03 0.04 0.003
December 20140.390.510.150.090.15
  • a Shown are P values of pairwise AMOVA comparisons to test for significant differences (highlighted in boldface) in bacterial assemblage composition. C, control; M, IDM added. The subscripts “s” and “e” refer to the start (Cs and Ms) and end (Ce and Me) of the experiment.