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Table 4 Effect on algae infusion on the rumen bacterial abundance

From: Dose and time response of ruminally infused algae on rumen fermentation characteristics, biohydrogenation and Butyrivibrio group bacteria in goats

  Treatmentsa P-valueb
Items Control L-Alg H-Alg SEM A T A × T
Total bacteriac 9.47e 9.45e 9.17d 0.038 <0.01 0.07 0.42
Butyrivibrio spp.c 6.34 6.36 6.37 0.026 0.99 0.02 0.15
Butyrivibrio proteoclasticus c 4.87 4.64 4.54 0.053 0.24 0.04 0.67
  1. aTreatments: rumen infusion of 0.0 g/d algae (Control); rumen infusion of 6.1 g/d algae (L-Alg); rumen infusion of 18.3 g/d algae (H-Alg)
  2. bProbability of linear effect of algae infusion (A), time effect following algae infusion (T), and their interaction (A × T)
  3. cValues are expressed in log10 number of 16S rRNA gene copies per mL rumen contents
  4. d, eValues within a row with different superscripts differ significantly at P < 0.05