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Table 1 Bacterial and fungal OTU richness and Shannon diversity in different land uses

From: Transition of Ethiopian highland forests to agriculture-dominated landscapes shifts the soil microbial community composition

Land use types Soil microbial community richness Soil microbial community diversity
Bacterial community (Mean ± SE) Fungal community (Mean ± SE) Bacterial community (Mean ± SE) Fungal community (Mean ± SE)
Cropland 87.29 ± 7.08a 68.29 ± 6.13ab 3.80 ± 0.10a 2.81 ± 0.13ab
Grassland 75.29 ± 8.05a 54.29 ± 7.57a 3.75 ± 0.13a 2.29 ± 0.18a
Exclosure 67.29 ± 6.18a 60.71 ± 8.04ab 3.58 ± 0.11a 2.98 ± 0.12b
Eucalyptus plantation 75.00 ± 6.47a 86.71 ± 5.75b 3.76 ± 0.09a 2.78 ± 0.13ab
Natural forest 71.86 ± 4.23a 76.71 ± 7.84ab 3.73 ± 0.05a 3.18 ± 0.09b
  1. Different letters indicate significant differences (P < 0.05)