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Table 1 Main effects of sub-watersheds, landscape positions, and soil depths on selected soil physical properties

From: Effects of sustainable land management interventions on selected soil properties in Geda watershed, central highlands of Ethiopia

 BD (g/cm3)Particle size distribution (%)
SandClaySilt
Sub-watershed (SW)
 Untreated sub-watershed1.26a46.63a22.58b30.79
 Treated sub-watershed1.07b31.38b36.92a31.71
Landscape position (LP)
 Upper1.22a41.75a29.4628.79b
 Lower1.12b36.25b30.0433.71a
Soil depth (SD)
 0–15 cm1.20a41.21a28.23b30.17
 15–30 cm1.14b36.79b30.88a32.33
P–SW*********ns
P–LP******ns***
P–SD*****ns
  1. Means within columns under each topic followed by different letters are significantly different from each other at P ≤ 0.05;*significant at P ≤ 0.05; ***significant at P ≤ 0.001; ns non-significant, BD bulk density