Table 1: Soil physical properties of the experimental sites.

Horizon (WRB)Deptha (cm)Clay (%)Silt (%)Sand (%)Soil texture classBulk density (g cm−3)

Site 1Ap0–253.216.480.3Loamy sand1.43
2Apbb25–5020.253.426.4Silt loam1.45
Bwb 50–100 24.8 46.6 28.6 Loam 1.38

Site 2 Ap1 0–35 1.9 14.5 83.6 Loamy sand 1.41
Ap2 35–45 8.1 28.9 63.0 Sandy loam 1.66
Ap3 45–55 7.6 27.9 64.5 Sandy loam 1.61
2Apb 55–70 20.9 58.2 20.9 Silt loam 1.28
2Bwb 70–100 13.6 38.9 47.5 Loam 1.56

Approximate depth, bhorizon continuous in the second experiment (RT) only.