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Table 1 Soil physicochemical properties at depth of 0–20 cm during the years of 2014 and 2015 before sowing of bread wheat

From: Effect of nitrogen fertilizer rates on grain yield and nitrogen uptake and use efficiency of bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) varieties on the Vertisols of central highlands of Ethiopia

  Values   
Parameter 2014 2015 Rating References
Sand (%) 11.25 8.75
Silt (%) 22.5 22.5
Clay (%) 66.25 68.75
Texture lass Clay Clay
pH 1:2.5 (H2O) 6.92 7 Neutral Tekalign [18]
Organic carbon (%) 0.96 1.1 Low Tekalign [18]
Total N (%) 0.05 0.06 Low Tekalign [18]
Avail. P (ppm) 6.44 7.72 Low Olsen et al. [19]