Applied and Environmental Soil Science / 2020 / Article / Tab 5

Research Article

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

Table 5

Correlation between observed soil physicochemical properties.

pHECSandSiltClayAv. KOCTotal. NAv. PBd

pH1−0.069ns−.21ns0.42−0.05ns0.12ns−0.41−0.410.15ns0.23ns
EC10.23ns0.23ns−0.32ns0.19ns0.030.03ns0.520.05ns
Sand1−0.05ns−0.840.14ns10.19ns0.20ns0.15ns−0.002ns
Silt1−0.500.29ns0.06ns0.06ns0.27ns0.30ns
Clay1−0.28ns−0.20ns−0.21ns−0.28ns−0.16ns
Av. K10.24ns0.25ns0.58∗∗0.13ns
OC10.997−0.03ns−0.38
Total. N1−0.022ns−0.38
Av. P10.22ns
Bd1

Lu: land use types; Var: variables; DF: degree of freedom; BD: bulk density; EC: electrical conductivity; SOC: soil organic carbon; Av. K: available potassium; Av. P: available phosphorus; TN: total nitrogen; 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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