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Table 4 The effect of SWC practices on soil physical properties in different land uses (cultivated and grazing land)

From: Effects of soil and water conservation practices on soil physicochemical properties in Gumara watershed, Upper Blue Nile Basin, Ethiopia

  Soil particle size proportions Soil texture Soil textural class Bulk density (g cm-3)
Sand (%) Clay (%) Silt (%)
Cultivated land CL 9.333 65.67 25 Fine Clay 1.29
NCL 11 62 27 Fine Clay 1.318
F ratio .312 .258 .098 Fine Clay .846
p .589ns .623ns .76ns .379ns
Grazing land CL 6.33 70 23.7 Fine Clay 1.21
NCL 9.67 59 31.3 Fine Clay 1.18
F ratio .509 1.76 1.509 Fine Clay .122
p .492ns .214ns .247ns .734ns
  1. CL conserved land, NCL non-conserved land, P p value, ns not significant at p < 0.05