Table 4 Pearson’s correlations to compare richness (S) and Shannon’s (H’) diversity for every composition dataset.

From: Short-term effects of non-grazing on plants, soil biota and aboveground-belowground links in Atlantic mountain grasslands

  Plants Prokaryotes Fungi Glomeromycota CLPPs bacteria AM spore morphotypes  
All plots Plants Pearson’s correlation S   0.067 −0.020 −0.077 −0.229 0.100 H’
p-value   0.715 0.912 0.675 0.207 0.586
Prokaryotes Pearson’s correlation 0.260   0.629 0.671 0.572 −0.330
p-value 0.151   0.000 0.000 0.001 0.065
Fungi Pearson’s correlation 0.285 0.899   0.831 0.666 −0.419
p-value 0.113 0.000   0.000 0.000 0.017
Glomeromycota Pearson’s correlation 0.154 0.769 0.888   0.708 −0.340
p-value 0.400 0.000 0.000   0.000 0.057
CLPPs bacteria Pearson’s correlation 0.107 0.672 0.761 0.754   −0.249
p-value 0.561 0.000 0.000 0.000   0.170
AM spore morphotypes Pearson’s correlation 0.082 0.157 0.263 0.399 0.255  
p-value 0.654 0.392 0.146 0.024 0.159  
Only grazed Plants Pearson’s correlation S   0.174 −0.248 −0.157 −0.246 0.194 H’
p-value   0.519 0.354 0.560 0.358 0.471
Prokaryotes Pearson’s correlation 0.506   0.581 0.582 0.469 −0.302
p-value 0.046   0.018 0.018 0.067 0.255
Fungi Pearson’s correlation 0.415 0.835   0.902 0.822 −0.397
p-value 0.110 0.000   0.000 0.000 0.128
Glomeromycota Pearson’s correlation 0.279 0.694 0.869   0.774 −0.343
p-value 0.295 0.003 0.000   0.000 0.194
CLPPs bacteria Pearson’s correlation 0.174 0.654 0.806 0.863   −0.129
p-value 0.519 0.006 0.000 0.000   0.633
AM spore morphotypes Pearson’s correlation −0.102 −0.074 0.156 0.412 0.380  
p-value 0.708 0.784 0.563 0.113 0.147  
Only non-grazed Plants Pearson’s correlation S   0.084 0.155 0.012 −0.262 0.132 H’
p-value   0.757 0.566 0.965 0.327 0.626
Prokaryotes Pearson’s correlation 0.310   0.678 0.737 0.716 −0.397
p-value 0.243   0.004 0.001 0.002 0.127
Fungi Pearson’s correlation 0.290 0.961   0.767 0.465 −0.468
p-value 0.276 0.000   0.001 0.070 0.068
Glomeromycota Pearson’s correlation 0.168 0.822 0.902   0.657 −0.373
p-value 0.535 0.000 0.000   0.006 0.155
CLPPs bacteria Pearson’s correlation −0.007 0.840 0.775 0.693   −0.388
p-value 0.980 0.000 0.000 0.003   0.138
AM spore morphotypes Pearson’s correlation 0.685 0.331 0.414 0.381 0.060  
p-value 0.003 0.211 0.111 0.145 0.826