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Table 10 Pearson correlation between soil parameters and AMF spore density (100 g−1 of dry soil) and colonization (%)

From: Exclosures restored the density and root colonization of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in Tigray, Northern Ethiopia

AMF parameters Soil parameters
EC (msm) P (ppm) K (ppm) N (%) OC (%) OM (%)
Spore density 0.888* 0.822* 0.897* 0.860* 0.904* 0.904*
HC 0.630* 0.638* 0.720* 0.720* 0.737* 0.737*
MHC 0.678* 0.708* 0.758* 0.731* 0.784* 0.784*
AC 0.599* 0.653* 0.673* 0.647* 0.708* 0.708*
VC 0.628* 0.692* 0.685* 0.645* 0.716* 0.716*
  1. HC hyphal colonization, MHC mycorrhizal hyphal colonization, AC arbuscular colonization, VC vesicular colonization
  2. *Correlation is significant at the 0.05 level