Table 1: Mean values of soil particle sizes and nutrient contents (C, Nt, Pa, Pt, Mg, K, Ca, Na, and Fe) along the toposequence in topsoil (0–20 cm).

Sand (%)Clay (%)Silt (%)C-org (%)Nt (%)Pa (ppm)Pt (ppm)Mg (cmol kg−1)Ca (cmol kg−1)K (cmol kg−1)Na (cmol kg−1)Fe (ppm)

SUM 82.0b12.5ab5.5b1.19b0.07b26.4a170.8b2.8a2.9a0.2c0.05c2800a
US81.0b14.0a5.0c1.19b0.06c12.8b126.0c2.5b2.6b0.1d0.10c1960b
MS85.0a11.0b4.0c1.09b0.05d8.0b117.0c2.0c2.1c0.3b0.21b1924b
FS74.0c14.0a11.5a1.71a0.08a25.2a241.0a2.0c1.9d0.4a0.55a1547b

Pr > <0.00010.001<0.0001<0.0001<0.0001<0.0001<0.0001<0.0001<0.0001<0.0001<0.0001<0.0001