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Research Article

Variability of Soil Physical Properties in a Clay-Loam Soil and Its Implication on Soil Management Practices

Table 1

Descriptive statistics for soil physical properties at four depths in a clay-loam soil.

AFPSBDYDiff.GWCTPSTortVACVWCWFPS

D1 (0–10 cm)
 Mean45.761.240.060.220.514.600.240.2854.24
 SD10.610.110.030.030.041.500.070.0410.61
 C.V23.188.9956.2915.258.3632.6029.6415.2619.56
 Median45.711.240.060.220.524.100.240.2854.29
D2 (10–20 cm)
 Mean26.541.470.020.210.4212.460.120.3173.46
 SD11.190.180.020.0480.0710.700.060.0511.19
 C.V42.1512.0991.6122.4816.4085.9149.8317.1115.23
 Median27.321.460.010.220.439.040.110.3172.68
D3 (20–40 cm)
 Mean42.351.200.060.260.534.720.230.3057.65
 SD8.190.120.030.040.051.290.060.038.19
 C.V19.339.7553.2213.928.6827.3026.2711.4814.20
 Median42.111.200.050.250.534.520.220.3157.90
D4 (40–60 cm)
 Mean39.341.180.050.280.544.940.210.3260.66
 SD7.620.070.020.030.031.120.050.037.62
 C.V19.365.5746.3610.434.8322.6922.7210.5812.56
 Median39.741.180.050.270.544.670.220.3360.27

AFPS: Air filled pore space (%); BDY: Soil bulk density (gcm−3); DIFF.: Relative gas diffusion coefficient (m2 s−1 m−2 s); GWC: Gravimetric water content of soil (g·g−1); TPS: Total pore spaces (cm3 cm−3); TORT: Pore tortuosity factor (m·m−1); VAC: Volumetric air content (cm3 cm−3); VWC: Volumetric water content (cm3 cm−3); WFPS: Water filled pore space (%).