TABLE 2

Two-way crossed analysis of similarity (ANOSIM) of bacterioplankton community structure (based on the occurrences of bacterial OTUs) from four treatments with different Cd levels across 14 days

FactorRPa
Time
    Global ANOSIM0.9140.001
    1 day versus 4 days0.9580.001
    1 day versus 7 days1.0000.001
    1 day versus 14 days1.0000.001
    4 days versus 7 days0.5030.001
    4 days versus 14 days1.0000.001
    7 days versus 14 days0.9340.001
Cdb
    Global ANOSIM0.6180.001
    CKc versus Cd10.0310.352
    CK versus Cd20.3750.001
    CK versus Cd30.9410.001
    Cd1 versus Cd20.3930.001
    Cd1 versus Cd30.9170.001
    Cd2 versus Cd30.9060.001
  • a Significant P values are given in bold.

  • b Cd1, Cd2, and Cd3 represent 10, 100, and 1,000 μg liter−1 Cd-spiked microcosms, respectively.

  • c CK, control microcosms.