TABLE 1

Concentrations of added TEAs at the beginning and end of FAC lab incubations

Process and consortiaAdded TEAConcn (mM) of TEAP valuea
TinitialTfinal
Denitrification
 Rain forest FACsNO311.4 ± 0.070.01 ± 0.01 ***
NO20.01 ± 0.013.66 ± 0.44 **
 Cloud forest FACsNO311.6 ± 0.1310.08 ± 1.59
NO20.03 ± 00.02 ± 0
Iron reduction
 Rain forest FACsFe(II)0.44 ± 0.066.87 ± 0.07 ***
 Cloud forest FACsFe(II)0.71 ± 0.066.4 ± 0.26 ***
Sulfate reduction
 Rain forest FACsSO47.89 ± 0.326.15 ± 0.3*
 Cloud forest FACsSO47.85 ± 0.157.91 ± 0.13
  • a ANOVAs were evaluated at P value cutoffs of <0.05 (*), <0.01 (**), and <0.001 (***) (n = 6).