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Table 2 Percentage of dry aggregate size distribution under the different SWC measures (mean ± SEM)

From: Effect of community-based soil and water conservation practices on soil glomalin, aggregate size distribution, aggregate stability and aggregate-associated organic carbon in northern highlands of Ethiopia

SWC measures > 2 mm 1–2 mm 0.5–1 mm 0.25–0.5 mm < 0.25 mm
Non-conserved grazing lands 21.91 ± 2.31b 19.60 ± 1.13b 16.79 ± 0.78a 10.41 ± 0.42c 26.66 ± 3.15b
Terraces 26.33 ± 1.47ab 18.15 ± 0.74b 16.46 ± 0.72a 12.30 ± 0.46ab 25.84 ± 1.32b
Exclosures + terraces 32.41 ± 3.11a 22.49 ± 0.73a 17.72 ± 0.65a 12.61 ± 0.39a 13.90 ± 2.04c
Exclosures alone 31.36 ± 2.28a 20.56 ± 0.62ab 16.59 ± 0.45a 11.09 ± 0.66bc 19.40 ± 2.02a
  1. Means followed by the same letter along each row do not differ significantly at p ≤ 0.05
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