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Table 3 Soil loss (t ha–1) in grazing land (GL) and cultivated land (CL) over the three study years

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

YearTreatmentsMean ± SD (t ha–1)tp valueChange in soil loss (%)
2007GL31.8 ± 2.1b− 6.600.00334.6
 CL42.8 ± 2.1a   
2008GL33.5 ± 0.6b− 7.850.00148.1
 CL49.6 ± 3.5a   
2009GL33.7 ± 2.6b− 5.100.00731.5
 CL44.3 ± 2.5a   
AverageGL32.9 ± 1.9b− 8.800.000138.6
 CL45.6 ± 3.9a   
  1. Columns with different letters are significantly different at 0.05 level, GL grazing land, CL cultivated land, SD standard deviation