Table 2

AMOVA of (a) ITS and (b) NifD sequences from Bradyrhizobium from in situ nodules
(a) ITS region
Sources of variation df Sum of squares variance component % of variance P
Between genera 1 440.898 10.5300 49.14 ns
Between species w/in genus 2 26.594 0.1229 0.57 ns
Within species 78 840.667 10.7778 50.29 ***
Total 81 1308.159 21.4308
(b) NifD locus
Sources of variation df Sum of squares variance component % of variance P
Between genera 1 290.41 10.0195 57.92 ns
Between species w/in genus 2 20.031 0.2149 1.24 ns
Within species 77 416.246 7.06457 40.84 ***
Total 80 980.938 17.2989

Significance: ns, not significant; ***, p < 0.001.

Sampled host species: A. strigosus, A. heermannii, L. bicolor and L. arboreus.

Ehinger et al.

Ehinger et al. BMC Ecology 2014 14:8   doi:10.1186/1472-6785-14-8

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