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Table 2 Treatment effects on volumetric soil water content in the root zone (%) at Saria, Burkina Faso

From: Climate-smart soil water and nutrient management options in semiarid West Africa: a review of evidence and analysis of stone bunds and zaï techniques

  06 August 2000 27 August 2001 15 July 2002
TSRU 18.9 (1.7)a 14.4 (0.7)a 12.4 (0.4)a
TSR 16.3 (1.6)b 12.8 (1.0)b 11.4 (1.1)b
TGSC 16.5 (1.6)b 13.4 (1.9)b 09.3 (0.6)e
TGSU 16.1 (1.3)b 10.5 (0.7)d 10.0 (0.4)cd
TSRM/TU 15.8 (1.8)b 10.4 (0.6)d 10.3 (0.3)c
TSRC 15.2 (1.3)bc 10.9 (0.5)d 08.6 (0.5)f
TGS 14.4 (1.0)c 12.1 (0.6)c 10.3 (0.6)c
TGSM/TC 14.2 (1.4)c 11.6 (1.0)c 09.8 (0.7)d
T0 14.0 (1.1)c 10.1 (1.3)d 10.1 (0.6)cd
Probability <0.001 <0.001 <0.001
  1. a, b, c, d, e, fexpress statistical differences. Treatments with the same letter are not statistically different at P = 0.05. Values in brackets: ±standard deviation. Treatment keys in Table 1. Table adapted from Zougmoré et al. [24].