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Table 3 Soil fertility management on locally classified soils in studied districts of Wolaita zone, southern Ethiopia

From: Farmers’ soil knowledge, fertility management logic and its linkage with scientifically analyzed soil properties in southern Ethiopia

Parameters Farmers soil types
Arrada bita Kereta bita Chere bita Talla bita Gobo bita Zo’o bita Lada bita F value Sig.
DAP (kg ha−1) 23.3 43.0 50.6 33.0 43.2 45.3 39.2 9.6 0.000
Urea (kg ha−1) 7.02 4.6 3.8 8.4 8.9 6.5 7.08 0.4 0.880
FYM (t ha−1) 1.7 0.7 0.6 0.23 0.5 0.3 0.09 19.4 0.000
  1. DAP diammonium phosphate, FYM farm yard manure