Table 1: Electrical conductivity (dS ) and pH of soil profile at the study sites.

StandDepth 
(cm)
EC (dS ) pH
SummerWinterSummerWinter

Tubli0-517.57 ± 3.34 bcdef14.77 ± 2.87 def8.03 ± 0.07 ab8.00 ± 0.03 ab
5-1517.43 ± 5.84 bcdef12.03 ± 2.79 ef8.13 ± 0.09 a7.95 ± 0.02 abc
15-3010.60 ± 0.56 f10.03 ± 2.87 f8.04 ± 0.15 ab7.97 ± 0.03 abc

mean15.2 ± 2.26 b12.3 ± 1.6 b8.06 ± 0.057 a7.97 ± 0.02 a

Sitra (1)0-525.03 ± 3.02 ab16.77 ± 2.29 cdef7.84 ± 0.12 bc8.02 ± 0.03 ab
5-1523.77 ± 3.20 abc12.20 ± 1.88 ef7.92 ± 0.10 abc7.73 ± 0.24 cd
15-3026.03 ± 1.35 a13.60 ± 1.19 def7.99 ± 0.09 abc8.04 ± 0.02 ab

mean24.9 ± 1.37 a14.2 ± 1.1 ab7.91 ± 0.048 a7.93 ± 0.09 a

Sitra (2)0-518.90 ± 3.87 abcde17.40 ± 2.06 bcdef7.95 ± 0.12 abc7.47 ± 0.02 de
5-1526.00 ± 2.83 a20.47 ± 1.88 abcd7.96 ± 0.06 abc7.46 ± 0.03 e
15-3019.20 ± 3.75 abcde13.57 ± 1.63 def8.12 ± 0.01 a7.44 ± 0.02 e

mean21.4 ± 2.10 a17.1 ± 1.40 a8.01± 0.05 a7.46 ± 0.01 b

Levels not connected with the same letter are significantly different (P ≤ 0.05).