Table 1.

Parameter values for a purely neutral model for the most abundant organisms in the heterotrophic and AOB communities, respectively

Regression coefficientsNeutral model parameters
m0m1R2SEFrom least-squares estimates of m0 and m1 and SE
Q2.5Least-squares estimateP valueQ97.5Q2.5Least-squares estimateP valueQ97.5piNTm
Ammonia oxidizing bacteriaOTU 10.0750.157< 0.0010.239−0.610−0.400< 0.001−0.1910.230.120.3955
OTU 20.0770.143< 0.0010.208−0.678−0.461< 0.001−0.2450.270.180.3130
Heterotrophic bacteriaOTU 10.0100.023< 0.0010.036−0.605−0.391< 0.001−0.1760.200.060.06199
OTU 20.0180.032< 0.0010.045−0.766−0.526< 0.001−0.2850.270.050.06170