Cophenetic matrix of UPGMA clustering with | ||||

Similarity index used | Taxonomy bins- (at 80%) based distance matrix | Taxonomy bins- (at 50%) based distance matrix | Taxonomy bins- (at 0%) based distance matrix | |

Cophenetic matrix of UPGMA clustering with 97% OTU-based distance matrix | Chao's adjusted | |||

SÃ¸rensen | 0.748 | 0.709 | 0.694 | |

Jaccard | 0.816 | 0.839 | 0.907 |

Cophenetic correlation was computed using Spearman's rank from two matrices of cophenetic distance, which is the distance where two samples became the same group in the clustering dendrogram. Higher cophenetic correlation means the UPGMA clustering dendrograms are more similar.