Applied and Environmental Soil Science / 2010 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

The Effect of Land Cover Change on Soil Properties around Kibale National Park in South Western Uganda

Table 4

Effect of land use/cover change on selected physicochemical properties.

Depth (cm)Land useLandscape positionClaySiltOMNAv.PBDCaKMgNapH
%ppmMg/m3Cmol (p )/kg

0–15ForestBack slope14.6712.676.420.273.701.696.430.261.670.054.30
Foot slope16.6714.676.540.243.001.6512.970.162.850.045.13
TeaBack slope17.3314.007.070.2928.101.551.230.400.340.053.30
Foot slope29.3312.007.330.3212.901.393.370.180.990.043.77
EucalyptusBack slope34.6716.004.750.2515.501.5311.530.342.320.045.53
Foot slope37.3316.005.190.227.001.267.130.341.680.054.73

15–30 cmForestBack slope19.3314.005.960.302.901.366.000.122.240.034.30
Foot slope27.3316.005.890.233.701.529.270.162.160.055.10
TeaBack slope24.0013.336.620.2626.601.193.770.280.900.043.63
Foot slope30.0020.005.660.2512.201.173.330.161.130.043.80
EucalyptusBack slope30.0025.335.810.2516.601.277.900.322.060.045.37
Foot slope32.0024.004.710.277.401.173.200.331.080.204.40

Land use ( )5.004.951.08ns5.310.152.41ns0.43ns0.41
Landscape ( )4.08nsnsns4.33nsnsnsnsnsns
Depth ( )ns4.04nsnsns0.12nsnsnsnsns
Land use*LP( )nsnsnsns7.51ns3.40ns0.60ns0.58

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