Applied and Environmental Soil Science / 2019 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

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

Table 4

Mean values of exchangeable acidity, cation exchange capacity, and exchangeable bases in response to crop rotation treatments and conservation practice.

TreatmentEx. acidityCECEx. CaEx. MgEx. KEx. Na
cmolc/kg

Crop rotation (CR)
MMM2.03e45.17f10.29d6.00b0.36f0.45d
MWM2.23c46.73e11.57c6.48a0.8e0.48cd
MWW4.12a48.05bc12.17c5.88b2.03a0.49c
MWP2.04e47.5cd11.59c6.03b1.64b0.62b
MPP2.53b48.03bc13.87b6.03b1.58c0.68a
MWFb2.27c48.57b14.22b6.02b1.29d0.65b
MFbp2.16d49.47a15.28a6.17b1.27d0.65b

Con. Practice (CP)
Conserved2.15b48.3a13.53a6.89a1.46a0.2b
Unconserved2.82a46.87b11.61b5.28b1.11b0.56a
CR
CP
CV(%)1.960.993.163.912.244.49

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.