Table 1: Chemical and physical characteristics of the soil of experimental site.

Parameters Value

Sand (%)14
Clay (%)22
Silt (%)64
Av.K(ppm)27.5
Av.Pppm2.844
TN (%)0.078
EC(us)518
EC(mmh)
0.518
OM (%)1.559
CEC(meq/100 g soil)68
EC(dSm−1)0.32
pH6

(2016, Shire soil research center).