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Table 2 Soil physicochemical and nutrient contents from laboratory analysis

From: A Soil Health Card (SHC) for soil quality monitoring of agricultural lands in south-eastern coastal region of Bangladesh

Field sample no. pH EC OM OC TN P K S B
dS/m % % % μg/g meq/100 g μg/g μg/g
Field-1
n = 5
7.86 1.02 1.17 0.68 0.06 5.49 0.26 56.81 1.17
SA NS L   VL VL M/Opt VH VH
Field-2
n = 5
8.22 0.79 0.34 0.20 0.02 5.73 0.32 18.75 1.15
SA NS VL   VL VL Opt/H M VH
Field-3
n = 5
8.00 4.33 1.17 0.68 0.06 6.91 0.30 254.93 1.69
SA SS L   VL VL/L Opt VH VH
Field-4
n = 5
7.86 6.67 0.83 0.48 0.04 36.52 0.30 144.86 2.27
SA SS VL   VL H/VH Opt VH VH
Field-5
n = 5
7.98 1.27 2.27 1.32 0.11 10.18 0.33 80.43 1.78
SA NS M   L L Opt/H VH VH
Field-6
n = 5
7.92 1.52 1.58 0.92 0.08 6.54 0.22 78.51 1.83
SA NS L   VL VL/L M VH VH
Field-7
n = 5
7.45 6.08 2.41 1.40 0.12 1.75 0.19 262.95 2.39
SA SS M   L VL M VH VH
Field-8
n = 5
6.94 2.19 2.54 1.48 0.12 2.95 0.17 202.25 2.41
Nu FS M   L VL L/M VH VH
Field-9
n = 5
7.48 0.94 1.99 1.16 0.10 3.35 0.19 88.26 2.52
SA NS M   L VL M VH VH
Field-10
n = 5
6.96 2.61 1.79 1.04 0.09 2.59 0.15 198.22 3.04
Nu FS M   VL VL L VH VH
Max 8.22 6.67 2.54 1.48 0.12 36.52 0.33 262.95 3.04
Min 6.94 0.79 0.34 0.20 0.02 1.75 0.15 18.75 1.15
Mean 7.67 2.75 1.61 0.94 0.08 8.21 0.25 138.60 2.025
  1. SA slightly alkaline, Nu Neutral, VL very low, L low, M medium, H high, VH very high, Opt optimum, NS non saline, FS few saline, SS slightly saline