TABLE 2.

Values for ecological diversity indices of Shannon-Weaver and Simpson obtained by using the data of three independent ARISA experiments performed with each of the three primer sets for each environmental sample

Primer setDiversity index value (avg ± SD) for environmental samplea
Polluted soilNatural soilBrinesInsiled maizeMonumentGoat milk
H1 − DH1 − DH1 − DH1 − DH1 − DH1 − D
ITSF/ITSReub3.48 ± 0.290.96 ± 0.014.52 ± 0.270.99 ± 0.012.50 ± 0.060.84 ± 0.022.86 ± 0.050.92 ± 0.011.85 ± 0.040.84 ± 0.072.81 ± 0.090.87 ± 0.01
S-D-Bact-1522-b-S-20/ L-D-Bact-132-a-A-183.63 ± 0.330.97 ± 0.013.24 ± 0.280.96 ± 0.011.81 ± 0.120.81 ± 0.012.49 ± 0.180.86 ± 0.021.15 ± 0.180.66 ± 0.061.02 ± 0.290.51 ± 0.09
1406F/23Sr00001.08 ± 0.010.66 ± 0.010.30 ± 0.520.18 ± 0.300.32 ± 0.350.22 ± 0.261.31 ± 0.240.72 ± 0.06
  • a Data were calculated from three independent ARISA experiments. H, Shannon-Weaver index; 1 − D, Simpson index.