Applied and Environmental Soil Science / 2020 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Effect of Slope Aspect and Land Use Types on Selected Soil Physicochemical Properties in North Western Ethiopian Highlands

Table 3

The main effect of slope aspect and land use types on SOC and primary macroessential nutrients.

Treatment (DF = 30)SOC (%)Av. K (cmole/kg)Av. P (ppm)TN (%)

Ew1.80 ± 0.3c722.7 ± 172b30.87 ± 6.6a0.14 ± 0.02c
Nw2.52 ± 0.3b1233.2 ± 108a35.76 ± 7.9a0.20 ± 0.02b
Sw1.99 ± 0.3c172 ± 30c10.28 ± 4.2b0.16 ± 0.03c
Ww3.04 ± 03a845.8 ± 172b15.95 ± 6.0b0.24 ± 0.02a
Sign. (0.05)
CL1.53 ± 0.17c741.7 ± 16633.30 ± 6.4a0.112 ± 0.01c
FL3.28 ± 0.24a792.8 ± 15424.78 ± 6.2a0.253 ± 0.02a
GL2.23 ± 0.23b694.3 ± 16411.56 ± 6.8b0.172 ± 0.02b
Sign. (0.05)Ns

DF: degree of freedom; SOC: in percent; Av. K: in centimole/kilogram; Av. P: by ppm; TN: TN in percent, Ew: eastward; Nw: northward; Sw: southward; Ww: westward; sign: significant; Fl: forest land; Cl: cropland; Gl: grazing land. The numbers indicated by ± are standard errors.

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