TABLE 2

Summary statistics of null models calculated with randomized microbial community data of bacterial phyla and cyanobacteria to assess the similarity between inoculum and nursery-reared biocrusts during the optimized, second set of experiments, according to sitea

SiteBacterial phylaCyanobacteria
BCSESPBCSESP
Fort Bliss0.47−4.350.0000.73−0.400.345
Jornada0.23−5.310.0000.49−1.980.040
Nosecone0.21−5.530.0000.39−2.500.015
Burr Buttercup0.39−4.690.0000.48−1.990.034
  • a BC, Bray-Curtis dissimilarity index, as an estimate of community composition shift based on bacterial phyla and cyanobacteria; SES, standardized effect size.