TABLE 6.

Eigenvector values for principal componentsa using the proportions of the bacterial phyla in rumen liquor samples

PhylumPC1PC2PC3
Actinobacteria−0.42153−0.003560.12775
Bacteroidetes−0.370590.28497−0.27177
Deferribacteres0.000000.000000.00000
Deinococcus-Thermus0.064910.76571−0.30451
Firmicutes0.43487−0.026980.06000
Fusobacteria0.208600.510600.63318
Proteobacteria−0.405220.239020.17577
Tenericutes−0.32342−0.105390.59050
Verrucomicrobia−0.42348−0.05288−0.18166
Eigenvalue5.1861.3360.819
% of total variation64.8316.7110.24
  • a PC1, PC2, and PC3, principal components 1, 2, and 3.