Ecological Archives E093-138-A6

Sydney I. Glassman and Brenda B. Casper. 2012. Biotic contexts alter metal sequestration and AMF effects on plant growth in soils polluted with heavy metals. Ecology 93:1550–1559. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/10-2135.1

Appendix F (Table F1). Mean percent colonization of roots by AMF, non-mycorrhizal soil Microbes (NMF), and the mean number of NMF morphotypes found per treatment of Deschampsia flexuosa plants. n = number of replicates per treatment. Abbreviations as in Appendix C.

Soil AMF MIC n Mean %
Col AMF
SE Mean %
Col NMF
SE Mean no. NMF
morphotypes
SE
HC AMF High MIC High 7 2.9 0.4 8.6 2.9 3.1 0.6
HC AMF High MIC Low 6 3.8 1.0 11.5 2.7 4.5 0.6
HC AMF High No MIC 8 4.5 1.1 9.1 2.7 3.6 0.4
HC AMF Low MIC High 6 2.8 0.9 20.8 5.2 4.8 0.5
HC AMF Low MIC Low 7 3.7 0.5 25.9 8.1 4.7 0.4
HC AMF Low No MIC 7 3.1 1.0 20.1 7.2 3.1 0.6
HC No AMF MIC High 6 0.2 0.2 11.5 2.8 4.5 0.8
HC No AMF MIC Low 6 0.0 0.0 12.0 5.3 5.0 1.0
HC No AMF No MIC 6 0.0 0.0 6.8 1.6 3.3 0.6
LC AMF High MIC High 6 8.5 1.7 15.7 3.7 5.8 1.1
LC AMF High MIC Low 6 7.8 2.2 30.4 7.3 6.5 0.6
LC AMF High No MIC 9 9.4 1.3 24.2 5.3 7.1 0.5
LC AMF Low MIC High 7 8.5 2.2 30.0 5.9 7.4 0.6
LC AMF Low MIC Low 6 8.1 1.8 17.8 4.3 4.7 0.6
LC AMF Low No MIC 8 7.8 1.4 30.8 6.4 4.8 0.4
LC No AMF MIC High 10 4.6 0.9 15.3 1.8 4.9 0.5
LC No AMF MIC Low 6 1.5 0.6 29.0 7.4 7.7 1.8
LC No AMF No MIC 9 1.2 0.6 15.9 4.4 5.2 0.9

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