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Table 1 Physico-chemical properties of the soil at experimental site before the implementation of the study

From: The influence of grazing and cultivation on runoff, soil erosion, and soil nutrient export in the central highlands of Ethiopia

Soil characteristicsValues
Soil physical properties
 Bulk density (g cm3)1.08
 Particle size distribution
  Sand (%)15.6
  Clay (%)62.6
  Silt (%)21.8
 Soil texture classClay
Soil chemical properties
 pH (1: 1 H2O)5.21
 Organic carbon (%)2.91
 Total nitrogen (%)0.13
 Available phosphorus (ppm) (Bray II method)14.22