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Table 1 Mean of biophysical conditions of the runoff plots

From: Effect of Eucalyptus expansion on surface runoff in the central highlands of Ethiopia

LULC types Moisture content (%) EC (μS/m) Soil temp. (°C) Slope degree (°) Stone cover (cm) Ground cover (count) Crown cover
Weed Stubble Organic residues %
Cultivated land (9.6 ± 1.4)a (0.9 ± 0.1)a 26.7 ± 0.9 9.0 ± 0.6 5.6 ± 4.7 (75.5 ± 6.8)a 301.25 ± 35.8 (4.8 ± 2.5)b
Grassland (16.2 ± .2)b (1.6 ± 0.1)b 24.9 ± 1.0 10.5 ± 0.8 (32.8 ± 2.7)b (14.2 ± 6.3)b
Eucalyptus (14.1 ± .2)b (1.3 ± 0.1)a 25.5 ± 1.0 9.5 ± 0.9 14.7 ± 7.4 (86.5 ± 18.2)a (385.0 ± 100.7)a 48.0 ± 4.1
LSD (5%) 4.1 0.3 3.2 2.5 16.1 36.4 66.3 186.3 7.5
  1. Different letters represent the comparisons are significantly different at p < 0.05 least significant difference test