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Table 4 The correlation matrix for sub-surface soil samples

From: A chemical and multivariate statistical approach to assess the spatial variability of soil quality for environment around the Tamabil coal stockpile, Sylhet

Variables pH Total nitrogen OM K P S Fe As
pH 1.00        
Total nitrogen 0.02 1.00       
OM − 0.13 − 0.19 1.00      
K − 0.03 − 0.09 − 0.61 1.00     
P − 0.02 − 0.47 0.33 − 0.48 1.00    
S 0.05 0.13 − 0.07 0.19 − 0.33 1.00   
Fe 0.14 − 0.42 0.004 0.36 0.006 0.008 1.00  
As − 0.19 0.08 − 0.39 0.54 − 0.48 0.42 0.35 1.00
  1. ** Italic values indicate the significant correlation between the various chemical parameters