TABLE 1.

Phylotype richness and calculated coverage and diversity of each library

SubjectClone library (h)No. clones in libraryNo. of phylotypes observedGood's coverage (%)Shannon-Weaver diversity indexa
1412940873.28 ± 0.17
813445803.39 ± 0.17
244613892.10 ± 0.30
87314932.08 ± 0.23
347723882.61 ± 0.26
87214921.83 ± 0.29
  • a A higher Shannon-Weaver diversity index is associated with higher diversity. Each value is given as the mean ± the upper and lower bound to the 95% confidence interval (33).