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Table 2 Soil types, coverage and K value based on Hurni (1985), Hellden (1987) and SCRP (1996)

From: Erosion risk assessment for prioritization of conservation measures in Geleda watershed, Blue Nile basin, Ethiopia

No. Soil types Soil colour Soil erodibility (K value) Area (ha) Percent (%)
1 Chromic Luvisols Brown/reddish brown 0.20 8258.67 32.25
2 Eutric Leptosols Brown to yellowish brown 0.20 848.79 3.31
3 Haplic Luvisols Brown/reddish brown 0.20 700.74 2.74
4 Luvic Calcisols Red 0.25 15,802.47 61.7