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Table 7 Effects of WSOC/SOC, MBC/SOC, WIN/TN, MBN/TN and MBC/MBN ratios on cellulose-decomposing bacteria amounts, cellulase, β-glucosidase and arylamidase activities analyzed by linear mixed models using the SAS software

From: Comparative effects of crop residue incorporation and inorganic potassium fertilization on soil C and N characteristics and microbial activities in cotton field

ItemCellulose-decomposing bacteria amountCellulaseβ-glucosidaseArylamidase
WSOC/SOC4.128*2.6069.643**4.065*
MBC/SOC4.563*6.099*16.474**0.149
WIN/TN0.0571.8480.8081.393
MBN/TN2.4214.257*6.687*8.977**
MBC/MBN4.827*4.500*7.048**4.159*
  1. WSOC, water-soluble organic carbon content; SOC, soil organic carbon; MBC, microbial biomass carbon; WIN, water inorganic nitrogen; TN, total nitrogen; MBN, microbial biomass nitrogen; MBC, microbial biomass carbon
  2. **P < 0.01, *P < 0.05