Data for Schuldt et al. "Belowground top-down and aboveground bottom-up effects structure multitrophic community relationships in a biodiverse forest" (Scientific Reports 2017)

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Dataset Abstract

This dataset accompagnies the paper by Schuldt et al. "Belowground top-down and aboveground bottom-up effects structure multitrophic community relationships in a biodiverse forest"

Dataset Design

Organism data for the 27 Comparative Study Plots in the Gutianshan National Nature Reserve. Details on sampling can be found in the Schuldt et al. paper

Spatial Extent

Comparative Study Plots

Temporal Extent

2008-2012

Data columns available in the raw data part of this dataset

Group
Plant species
Data group: Scientific plant species name
Keywords: Scientific plant species name, plant species
Values
plant
bact
inverte
fungi
Taxon
Higher taxonomic unit the (morpho)species or OTU belongs to. Moreover, detailed information on feeding preferences or similar are given.
Data group: Nominal taxon
Values
Acidobacteria
amf
Actinobacteria
Alphaproteobacteria
ant_omni
(Morpho)species_or_OTU
Name code of (morpho)species or operational taxonomic unit (OTU). Nominal assignment to a group that can be used as a grouping factor for analyses on abundance across the Gutianshan study plots.
Data group: Nominal taxon
Keywords: taxon, morphospecies
Values
Actinidia_lanceolata
Acer_cordatum
Actinidia_chinensis
Acer_pubipalmatum
Acer_amplum
CSP1
Number of individuals recorded in study plot 1
Data group: Abundance
Values
0
10
104
1
100
CSP2
Number of individuals recorded in study plot 2
Data group: Abundance
Values
102
1
101
10
0
CSP3
Number of individuals recorded in study plot 3
Data group: Abundance
Values
10
100
1
103
0
CSP4
Number of individuals recorded in study plot 4
Data group: Abundance
Values
106
102
10
0
1
CSP5
Number of individuals recorded in study plot 5
Data group: Abundance
Values
0
10
1
101
102
CSP6
Number of individuals recorded in study plot 6
Data group: Abundance
Values
100
1
0
10
102
CSP7
Number of individuals recorded in study plot 7
Data group: Abundance
Values
10
100
1
0
102
CSP8
Number of individuals recorded in study plot 8
Data group: Abundance
Values
1
10
11
109
0
CSP9
Number of individuals recorded in study plot 9
Data group: Abundance
Values
10
101
100
1
0
CSP10
Number of individuals recorded in study plot 10
Data group: Abundance
Values
0
100
101
1
10
CSP11
Number of individuals recorded in study plot 11
Data group: Abundance
Values
100
10
0
103
1
CSP12
Number of individuals recorded in study plot 12
Data group: Abundance
Values
10
1
100
0
101
CSP13
Number of individuals recorded in study plot 13
Data group: Abundance
Values
10
106
1
104
0
CSP14
Number of individuals recorded in study plot 14
Data group: Abundance
Values
0
1
10
102
101
CSP15
Number of individuals recorded in study plot 15
Data group: Abundance
Values
102
0
1
101
10
CSP16
Number of individuals recorded in study plot 16
Data group: Abundance
Values
101
10
1
0
1012
CSP17
Number of individuals recorded in study plot 17
Data group: Abundance
Values
0
1
100
10
101
CSP18
Number of individuals recorded in study plot 18
Data group: Abundance
Values
102
0
104
1
10
CSP19
Number of individuals recorded in study plot 19
Data group: Abundance
Values
107
10
100
1
0
CSP20
Number of individuals recorded in study plot 20
Data group: Abundance
Values
102
0
104
1
10
CSP21
Number of individuals recorded in study plot 21
Data group: Abundance
Values
1
100
107
10
0
CSP22
Number of individuals recorded in study plot 22
Data group: Abundance
Values
1004
0
10
1
101
CSP23
Number of individuals recorded in study plot 23
Data group: Abundance
Values
1
0
104
1044
10
CSP24
Number of individuals recorded in study plot 24
Data group: Abundance
Values
103
104
0
1
10
CSP25
Number of individuals recorded in study plot 25
Data group: Abundance
Values
100
0
1
102
10
CSP26
Number of individuals recorded in study plot 26
Data group: Abundance
Values
1
0
102
103
10
CSP27
Number of individuals recorded in study plot 27
Data group: Abundance
Values
1
10
101
100
0