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Table 4 Adonis2 and linear mixed model statistics of experimental and temporal effects on phylogenetic beta diversity

From: Microbial environment shapes immune function and cloacal microbiota dynamics in zebra finches Taeniopygia guttata

Phylogenetic beta diversity
Adonis(2)a R2 (%) df Pseudo-F P
Experimental treatment 1.86 1 3.87 0.01
Sampling moment 26.87 3 19.73 < 0.001
interaction 2.21 3 1.64 0.08
Within-individual weighted UniFrac distance (yt-yt-1)
ANOVA   df F P
Experimental treatment   1, 95 3.51 0.06
Sampling interval   2, 95 17.05 < 0.001
interaction   2, 95 5.28 < 0.01
Contrasts (sampling interval) effect Df χ2 FDR q
High - Low diversity (1–2) −0.02 1 0.14 0.87
High - Low diversity (2–3) 0.17 1 13.21 < 0.001
High - Low diversity (3–4) − 0.01 1 0.03 0.87
  1. aGroup dispersions are shown in Additional file 1: Fig. 8