Table 1: Physical parameters in soil of the study area.

ParametersStatistics DubairJijalAlpuriReference

Range6.8–8.96.8–7.45.8–8.05.8–7.6
pHMean (SDa)7.9 (0.6)7.2 (0.2)6.9 (0.6)6.8 (0.5)
Range 93–308114–318108–41961–163
ECb  µS cm−1Mean (SD)157 (22)212 (36)233 (43)114 (21)
Range 2.7–6.33.1–5.43.1–6.31.7–4.4
SOMc %Mean (SD)4.2 (1.3)3.6 (0.9)5.3 (1.3)3.3 (1.1)

Standard deviation.
bElectrical conductivity.
cSoil organic matter.