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Table 4 Correlation between algal richness in each community and environmental variables in artificial ponds

From: The effects of physicochemical variables and tadpole assemblages on microalgal communities in freshwater temporary ponds through an experimental approach

   pH EC Transp. Depth O 2 NO 3 PO 4-P NH 4 + T
Chlorophytes r .225 -.132 .197 .376 -.015 -.165 -.168 -.195 -.251
p .006* .107 .015* .000* .858 .044* .040* .017* .002*
Euglenophytes r .034 .105 .101 .173 -.018 -.111 -.091 .018 -.149
p .677 .200 .218 .034* .827 .175 .268 .830 .069
Diatoms r -.061 .022 -.013 -.166 -.141 -.128 -.002 .120 .215
p .459 .790 .872 .042 .085 .119 .983 .144 .008*
Dinophytes r .086 .038 .033 -.041 .082 .041 -.076 -.066 -.113
p .294 .645 .692 .620 .315 .620 .353 .420 .169
Cyanoprocaryotes r .091 -.114 .025 -.149 -.179 -.143 .001 -.077 .148
p .269 .164 .760 .069 .029* .081 .996 .348 .071
  1. *: significant correlation at p < 0.05. EC: Electrical conductivity; Transp.: Transparency.