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Table 5 Goodness-of-fit statistics (R2) of environmental variables fitted to the nonmetric multidimensional scaling (NMDS) ordination of bacterial and fungal communities

From: Transition of Ethiopian highland forests to agriculture-dominated landscapes shifts the soil microbial community composition

Soil attributes Bacterial communities Fungal communities
R 2 P value R 2 P value
AMF spore density (AMF-SD) 0.412 0.002** 0.128 0.299
Soil aggregate stability (SAS) 0.270 0.038* 0.064 0.642
Soil pH (pH) 0.287 0.029* 0.079 0.537
Molybdate-reactive bicarbonate-extractable P (Labile P) 0.414 0.003** 0.486 0.004**
Molybdate-reactive hydroxide-extractable P (moderately labile P) 0.192 0.127 0.279 0.042*
Soil organic carbon (C) 0.644 0.001*** 0.393 0.010**
Total soil nitrogen (N) 0.660 0.001*** 0.408 0.008**
  1. Significant factors (P < 0.05) are indicated in italic: *P < 0.05, ** P < 0.01, ***P < 0.001