Table 2

Estimations of true diversity of different samples.

Sample

Age (d)1

Number of sequences

Number of OTUs

ACE estimate

ACE coverage %

Chao1 estimate

Chao1 coverage %

Simpson's Reciprocal Index

Simpson's Index of Diversity


Full-scale process

FS1

0

28

23

79.58

28.90

83.17

27.66

2.17

0.54

FS2

1

135

46

97.76

47.06

91.56

50.24

23.55

0.96

FS3

2-3

47

24

103.72

23.14

52.90

45.37

7.40

0.86

FS4

7

50

26

79.66

32.64

66.50

39.10

7.61

0.87

FS5

1

69

37

217.00

17.05

262.00

14.12

5.37

0.81

FS7

0

47

43

252.63

17.02

233.13

18.45

1.45

0.31

FS8

21

118

60

148.23

40.48

160.00

37.50

8.70

0.89

FS9

1

81

33

86.18

38.29

77.10

42.80

14.66

0.93

FS10

2-3

38

31

119.31

25.98

143.67

21.58

2.14

0.53

FS11

12

23

8

12.00

66.67

12.00

66.67

36.14

0.97


Pilot-scale process

PS1

4

314

128

672.07

19.05

658.45

19.44

9.26

0.89

PS2

39

163

50

186.78

26.77

179.60

27.84

20.60

0.95

PS3

4

88

10

66.00

15.15

-

-

136.71

0.99

PS4

8

60

26

67.45

38.55

66.50

39.10

11.13

0.91

PS5

6

73

25

64.79

38.58

65.50

38.17

16.53

0.94

PS6

10

65

36

104.71

34.38

127.50

50.98

6.69

0.85

PS7

15

78

23

46.36

49.61

65.25

35.25

37.07

0.97

PS8

19

83

28

62.02

45.15

76.17

36.76

24.13

0.96


1 Time in days after loading of material into composting unit

Partanen et al. BMC Microbiology 2010 10:94   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-10-94

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