Table 1: Partial tests in RDA of relationships between individual traits and OTU composition (in rows), and ecological parameters (elevation and habitat with elevation as a covariate).

From: Fungal root symbionts of high-altitude vascular plants in the Himalayas

Factor   Evol% Elevation Habitat
AH PC %Ecol AH PC %Ecol
Traits All 14.7 0.016 0.010 9.5 ns ns 14.2
DSE 54.1 ns ns 0.2 ns ns 3.0
AM 20.7 0.086 ns 2.6 0.008 0.014 9.3
Fructan 73.2 ns ns 0.6 ns ns 0.4
LCC 70.8 ns ns 0.1 0.091 ns 0.5
LNC 43.8 0.046 ns 0.7 ns ns 0.8
LPC 35.5 0.017 0.005 6.9 0.083 ns 0.1
RNC 62.6 0.001 0.002 5.0 0.001 ns 2.0
RPC 47.3 0.001 ns 1.9 0.006 ns 0.9
Starch 99.1 ns 0.001 0.3 ns ns 0.0
FreeSug 42.8 ns ns 0.6 ns ns 1.4
VF 77.5 0.001 0.001 4.2 0.001 0.075 1.7
d13C 86.3 ns ns 0.5 ns ns 0.6
d15N 35.3 ns ns 0.7 0.006 0.093 7.6
OTU   23.1 0.038 0.034 9.2 0.039 ns 6.9