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Table 3 Diversity estimation of the 16S rRNA gene libraries from microbiota in the caecum of pigs fed diets with 0% (CAE0) and 15% (CAE15) levels of alfalfa meal (n = 4)

From: Alfalfa-containing diets alter luminal microbiota structure and short chain fatty acid sensing in the caecal mucosa of pigs

Group Chao1 Simpson Shannon Alatalo
CAE0 1337.9 ± 49.8 0.062 ± 0.012 6.00 ± 0.16 0.712 ± 0.098
CAE15 1127.7 ± 31.5 0.037 ± 0.005 6.17 ± 0.14 1.011 ± 0.036
P-value 0.012 0.126 0.448 0.029