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Table 3 Soil texture in the 0–15 cm soil layer across different land use/land cover systems and altitudes

From: Effects of land use change on soil physicochemical properties in selected areas in the North West region of Cameroon

Soil property Altitude Land use types
Virgin forest Virgin savana Farming Park afforestation Grazing land Eucalyptus forest
Texture High (> 1500 m) Silt loam Loam Silt loam Loam Loam
Mid (900–1500 m) Loam Silt loam Loam Loam Silt loam Loam
Low (< 900 m) Loam Loam Loam Silt loam Silt loam