Table 2: Mean soil physical and chemical properties of sugarcane fields in the surveyed regions.

RegionsSoil chemical propertiesTexture (%)
PHEC(ds/m)OC %N%P (ppm)K(ppm)SandSiltClay

Amhara7.190.1761.510.13018.90159.82212554
Benshangul-Gumz6.730.1392.850.1783.4597.74232255
Gambella7.430.1681.920.17031.49457.15541829
Harari7.910.8312.300.20710.3744.5063658
Oromia7.160.3022.590.23611.19237.70272251
SNNPR6.960.1151.850.18029.19472.72242848
Somali8.360.2931.210.0703.22114.90103555
Tigray8.180.2091.490.1137.4045.45323335