Journal of Food Quality / 2017 / Article / Tab 6

Research Article

Effect of Salinity Intrusion on Food Crops, Livestock, and Fish Species at Kalapara Coastal Belt in Bangladesh

Table 6

Correlation coefficient and level of significance between salinity indicators of soil samples at Kalapara coastal belt.

ParametersSalinityConductivity TDSpHFluoride
(F)
Chloride
(Cl)
Nitrite
()
Bromide
(Br)
Nitrate
()
Phosphate
()
Sulfate
()
Sodium
(Na+)
Potassium
(K+)
Calcium
(Ca2+)
Magnesium
(Mg2+)

Salinity %1
Conductivity
(mS/cm)
0.9991
TDS, g/kg0.9990.9991
pH0.5060.5030.5041
Fluoride (F), mg/kg0.7820.7820.7800.7901
Chloride (Cl), mg/kg0.9930.9920.9940.4900.7321
Nitrite
(), mg/kg
0.7380.7350.7350.4950.4970.7751
Bromide
(Br), mg/kg
0.6180.6180.6220.7070.8770.5870.2271
Nitrate
(), mg/kg
0.7520.7540.7530.6160.9140.6910.2260.8831
Phosphate
(), mg/kg
0.8160.8180.8140.0580.5870.7850.5570.3570.5771
Sulfate
(), mg/kg
0.9580.9580.9590.3250.5780.9710.7170.4320.5970.7791
Sodium
(Na+), mg/kg
0.9880.9880.9900.4360.6950.9960.7330.5660.6880.78870.9851
Potassium
(K+), mg/kg
−0.136−0.14242−0.1340.5722.040−0.0710.2810.098−0.223−0.596−0.167−0.1191
Calcium
(Ca2+), mg/kg
−0.287−0.288−0.2950.5070.279−0.354−0.1480.1280.120−0.343−0.501−0.4120.2841
Magnesium
(Mg2+), mg/kg
0.5470.5470.556−0.0470.1150.5910.1550.3090.3450.33140.6950.649−0.136−0.8131

indicates significant correlation at 1% level of significance, indicates significant correlation at 5% level of significance, and indicates significant correlation at 10% level of significance.