TABLE 1

Pairwise comparisons of Shannon's diversity indices between populations from soil and plants

Sampling locationSHASHUAGP valuea
Plant populationSoil population
All locations2.7292.6720.08168.437<0.001
Field 12.6072.4400.07733.3540.031
Field 22.5292.3640.14760.822<0.001
Plot 1 (Heinz 9907)2.3182.4780.15016.0440.098
Plot 2 (Heinz 9907)1.6532.0840.11713.0010.224
Plot 3 (Heinz 9907)2.7091.7030.22524.0410.020
Plot 4 (Heinz 9907)2.4362.5120.18519.7020.073
Plot 5 (FL 47)2.5422.1900.18018.4840.047
Plot 6 (Gem 611)2.7101.6190.35137.426<0.001
Plot 7 (Heinz 3402)1.3862.0520.15816.4050.022
Plot 8 (Mountain Fresh)2.2772.7480.21821.7460.026
  • a Values are P values of the log-likelihood test of differences between soil and endophyte populations, with statistically significant values in boldface (Bonferroni-adjusted P < 0.0045 [0.05/11]).