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Table 4 Main and interaction effects of slope and soil sample distance from bund on basic soil properties

From: Assessment of community based watershed management practices: emphasis on technical fitness of physical structures and its effect on soil properties in Lemo district, Southern Ethiopia

Source of variations SS df MS F
Soil clay content (%)
 Slope 31.000 2 45.000 29.824***
 Sample distance 34.889 2 47.444 23.007ns
 Slope * sample distance 23.111 4 30.778 19.951ns
Soil MC (%)
 Slope 28.425 2 14.212 6.201**
 Sample distance 2.288 2 1.144 .499ns
 Slope * sample distance .680 4 .170 .074ns
Soil BD (g/cm3)
 Slope .123 2 .061 9.354**
 Sample distance .008 2 .004 .625ns
 Slope * sample distance .036 4 .009 1.362ns
Soil pH
 Slope 3.185 2 1.593 10.750***
 Sample distance .519 2 .259 1.750ns
 Slope * sample distance .370 4 .093 .625ns
Soil EC (dS/m)
 Slope .533 2 .266 15.384***
 Sample distance .026 2 .013 .765ns
 Slope * sample distance .099 4 .025 1.426ns
Soil OC (%)
 Slope 6.759 2 3.379 17.020***
 Sample distance .222 2 .111 .560ns
 Slope * sample distance .856 4 .214 1.078ns
Soil TN (%)
 Slope .094 2 0047 11.299***
 Sample distance .004 2 .002 .501ns
 Slope * sample distance .012 4 .003 .735ns
Soil CEC (meq/100 g)
 Slope 31.120 2 59.060 26.502***
 Sample distance 15.132 2 7.566 1.261ns
 Slope * sample distance 25.601 4 14.650 2.441ns
Soil Av.P (ppm)
 Slope .151 2 .076 .793ns
 Sample distance .014 2 .007 .073ns
 Slope * sample distance .130 4 .032 .340ns
  1. *** Significant at P-value < .001; ** significant at P-value < .05; ns non-significant at P-value > .05