Applied and Environmental Soil Science / 2019 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Effects of Soil Conservation Practice and Crop Rotation on Selected Soil Physicochemical Properties: The Case of Dembecha District, Northwestern Ethiopia

Table 2

Interaction effects of crop rotations and conservation practice on soil physical and chemical properties.

TreatmentsSandSiltClaypHEx. aciEx. CaEx. MgEx. KEx. NaAv.PTNOM
(%)(H2O)(cmolc/kg)(cmolc/kg)(ppm)(%)

MMMUn20.3a19cd60.7h5.1a2.56f9.3g5.4d0.3j0.8e7.8e0.23h4.56e
MMMCo19a20.3a60.7h5.6d1.81h11.3e6.6b0.4i0.2f12.6a0.24fgh4.6de
MWMUn16b14.3f69.7de4.7f2.75c9.6fg6c0.4i0.8d7.4ef0.22i4.53e
MWMCo12c19.3cd68ef5.6a1.71i12.8d7ab1.2g0.2f9.3c0.24ef4.9c
MWWUn15.7b22b62.3gh4.9e4.89a10.2f4.9d2.01a0.8d5.6h0.2j4.53e
MWPCo12.3c20.3cb67.3ef5.3c3.34b12.94d6.8b2.04a0.2f6.6g0.22i4.64d
MWWUn8.7e19cd72.3abc4.8ef2.3ef10.17f5.1d1.5e1.04c5.3h0.24gh5bc
MWPCo7.3ef17.3ed75.3abc5.03d1.81h13.02d7ab1.8b0.2f10.3b0.26cd5.1b
MPPUn6f18.3d75.7ab4.83e2.72c13.3cd5.24d1.44f1.18a5.6h0.24fg5.1bc
MPPCo7.3ef15.7ef77a5.1d2.36e14.5b6.82b1.71c0.2f8.97cd0.25cd5.2a
MWFbUn9.3de25a65.7fg5.31c2.51d13.8c5.3d1.04h1.1cb7.1fg0.25cd4.9c
MWFbCo12.7c24.7a65.7fg5.6ab2.03g14.7b6.8b1.6d0.22f8.5d0.27b5.1bc
MFbPUn11.3cd18d72cd5.32c2.3ef15.12ab5.1d1.03h1.11b7.02fg0.23bc5.1bc
MFbPCo12.3c18.3cd70de5.5b2.02g15.44a7.3a1.52de0.2f8.9cd0.28a4.96c
p-value
CV (%)11.065.812.781.521.963.163.912.244.494.021.713.26

Means followed by the same letter(s) within the same treatment group are statistically the same and showed no significant difference by DMRT (). , , and mean significant differences at 0.05, 0.01, and 0.001 probability levels, respectively, and NS means nonsignificant differences.