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Table 3 Effect of SWC measures on aggregate stability (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 WSA (%) MWD SI SQ
Non-conserved grazing lands 51.8 ± 3.9b 0.77 ± 0.04b 1.65 ± 0.14a 40.73 ± 3.06a
Terraces 58.5 ± 2.0ab 0.82 ± 0.04ab 1.91 ± 0.6a 50.24 ± 3.44ab
Exclosure + terraces 65.6 ± 2.4a 0.93 ± 0.05a 2.60 ± 0.57a 64.97 ± 12.46b
Exclosures alone 64.8 ± 3.2a 0.97 ± 0.06a 2.45 ± 0.44a 52.05 ± 5.43b
  1. Means followed by the same letter along each row do not differ significantly at p ≤ 0.05
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