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Table 5 AMF spore density (100 g−1 of dry soil) across foot, middle, and upper slope position

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

Slope Gigaspora Scutellospora Glomus Sclerocystis Acaulospora Entrophospora Sum
Foot 192.3 ± 8.2a 109.2 ± 4.8a 2578.0 ± 66.0a 0.006 ± 0.01a 1747.6 ± 45.6a 22.8 ± 1.8a 4650.1 ± 122.9a
Middle 133.8 ± 9.0b 60.3 ± 5.2b 1491.4 ± 72.1b 0.021 ± 0.01a 947.4 ± 49.9b 14.2 ± 1.9b 2647.3 ± 134.3b
Upper 96.8 ± 9.2c 42.8 ± 5.4c 1006.4 ± 4.1c 0.000 ± 0.01a 527.1 ± 51.2c 10.1 ± 2.0b 1683.4 ± 137.9b
  1. Means followed by the same letter in the same column are not significantly different at P < 0.05 level, mean ± SEM