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Table 2 Pearson’s correlation coefficients of relationships among the quantity of Aspergillus section Flavi population in soil (CFU g−1), soil pH, AEZ and the isolates

From: Distribution of indigenous strains of atoxigenic and toxigenic Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus parasiticus in maize and peanuts agro-ecological zones of Kenya

  pH CFU % Af % Ap % At % An % L % S
pH 1.000        
CFU 0.009 1.000       
% Af 0.061 −0.118 1.000      
% Ap 0.014 0.132 −0.893* 1.000     
% At −0.294 0.038 −0.066 −0.319 1.000    
% An 0.280 0.029 −0.618* 0.470** −0.193 1.000   
% L −0.594* −0.037 −0.338 0.236 0.105 0.228 1.000  
% S 0.594* 0.037 0.338 −0.236 −0.105 −0.228 −1.000* 1.000
  1. CFU was log transformed (value + 1) prior to analysis
  2. Percent data were arcsine square root transformed prior to analysis
  3. * Correlation is significant at the 0.05 level (2-tailed)
  4. ** Correlation is significant at the 0.01 level (2-tailed)