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Table 1 Results of permutational MANOVA conducted with the adonis function in R

From: Successional changes in the chicken cecal microbiome during 42 days of growth are independent of organic acid feed additives

  Degrees of freedom Sum of squares Mean squares F. model R 2 Pr (>F)
Time 1 3.457 3.457 8.986 0.0912 0.0001
Treatment 3 1.137 0.379 0.985 0.0300 0.4935
Time:Treatment 3 1.019 0.340 0.883 0.0269 0.8455
Residuals 84 32.310 0.385   0.8520  
Total 91 37.922    1.0000  
  1. Comparisons were made using OTU-level classification of the sequencing reads for each bird and 10,000 permutations. Only the effect of time on community composition was significant (p < 0.0001). Taxonomic classifications of sequences against the RDP or Silva databases gave equivalent results.