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Table 1 Some selected physical and chemical properties of soils for the experimental sites before planting

From: Response of soybean to Rhizobial inoculation and starter N fertilizer on Nitisols of Assosa and Begi areas, Western Ethiopia

Type of soil analysis Location
Assosa Begi
Soil particle size (Texture) Silt clay loam Clay loam
pH 5.52 ± 0.04 6.16 ± 0.06
OC (%) 2.01 ± 0.12 2.30 ± 0.30
Total N (%) 0.14 ± 0.15 0.25 ± 0.22
Bray-II available P (mg kg−1) 14.50 ± 0.65 26.00 ± 1.52
Exchangeable K (g kg−1) 5.60 ± 0.55 19.40 ± 0.30
CEC (meq 100 g−1) 18.40 ± 0.38 27.30 ± 0.78