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Table 3 Some chemical characteristics of FYM and compost

From: Yield of faba bean (Vicia faba L.) as affected by lime, mineral P, farmyard manure, compost and rhizobium in acid soil of Lay Gayint District, northwestern highlands of Ethiopia

Amendment pH–H2O (1:5) N (%) C (%) P (%) Ca (%) Mg (%) K (%) Na (%)
Farmyard manure 7.5 0.98 10.62 0.36 1.47 0.62 1.77 0.11
Compost 7.4 0.81 16.40 0.32 1.39 0.56 1.70 0.13