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Table 5 Alpha diversity indices of fecal microbiota

From: Effects of steam-flaked grains on foals’ growth and faecal microbiota

Items Corn Oat Barley
Observed_species 1424.40 ± 52.68b 1561.17 ± 179.55a 1447.20 ± 60.76ab
PD_whole_tree 102.41 ± 18.68 120.05 ± 21.92 102.60 ± 31.88
Shannon 6.74 ± 0.26b 6.96 ± 0.61b 7.56 ± 0.51a
Simpson 0.96 ± 0.01b 0.95 ± 0.03b 0.98 ± 0.01a
Chao1 2291.39 ± 214.16b 2269.51 ± 163.55a 2133.51 ± 102.39b
ace 1729.13 ± 77.04 1767.14 ± 68.99 1727.12 ± 77.54
Goods_coverage 0.99 ± 0.00 0.99 ± 0.00 0.99 ± 0.00
  1. Note: Different letters marked with abc on peer data indicate significant differences (P<0.05); the same letters marked with abc on peer data or no letters indicate non-significant differences (P>0.05)