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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.