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Table 2 Selected physical properties of the soils studied

From: Chemical forms of phosphorous and physicochemical properties of acid soils of Cheha and Dinsho districts, southern highlands of Ethiopia

Sampling sites Particle size distribution (%) Textural class Bulk density (g cm3) Water content at (%) AWHC (%)
Sand Silt Clay FC PWP
SC1 23.2 28.6 48.2 Clay 1.32 31.00 19.60 11.40
SC2 22.8 32.6 44.6 Clay 1.25 32.25 22.25 10.00
SC3 23.2 27.0 49.8 Clay 1.29 31.00 20.55 9.65
SC4 19.4 34.0 46.6 Clay 1.22 31.95 21.75 10.20
SC5 14.8 37.2 48.0 Clay 1.21 31.65 20.90 10.75
SC6 19.6 37.0 43.4 Clay 1.24 32.90 22.50 10.40
SC7 22.0 33.0 45.0 Clay 1.24 32.70 21.80 10.90
SD1 29.6 32.6 37.8 Clay 1.13 31.60 21.60 10.00
SD2 23.8 32.6 43.6 Clay 1.16 33.00 22.70 10.30
SD3 29.0 34.4 36.6 Clay loam 1.11 39.15 22.20 16.95
SD4 26.8 29.0 44.2 Clay 1.17 38.10 25.11 12.99
SD5 29.2 32.6 38.2 Clay loam 1.16 32.31 20.72 11.59
  1. SC1 Goha 1, SC2 Goha 2, SC3 Goha 3, SC4 Aftir, SC5 Abret, SC6 Kechot, SC7 Moche, SD1 Doyomarufa 1, SD2 Doyomarufa 2, SD3 Tulu, SD4 Weni, SD5 Ketasire