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Table 6 Root colonization (%) of AMF structures at four age groups of exclosure

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

Age (year) HC MHC AC VC
< 10 57.0 ± 0.9d 39.9 ± 1.0d 23.7 ± 0.9d 10.3 ± 0.9d
10–20 65.8 ± 0.7c 55.5 ± 0.8c 37.3 ± 0.7c 23.3 ± 0.7c
20–30 74.0 ± 0.7b 68.9 ± 0.8b 51.7 ± 0.7b 39.7 ± 0.7b
> 30 82.7 ± 0.6a 78.4 ± 0.7a 60.7 ± 0.6a 50.7 ± 0.6a
  1. Means in the same column followed by same letter do not differ significantly at P < 0.05, mean ± SEM
  2. HC hyphal colonization, MHC mycorrhizal hyphal colonization, AC arbuscular colonization, VC vesicular colonization