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

From: Effect of split application of different N rates on productivity and nitrogen use efficiency of bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.)

Parameter Value Rating References
Year 2014 Year 2015
Sand 15 12
Silt 18 17
Clay 67 71
Texture class Clay Clay
pH 7.02 7 Neutral Tekalign Tadesse [42]
Organic carbon (%) 1.08 1.15 Low Tekalign Tadesse [42]
Total N (%) 0.08 0.06 Low Tekalign Tadesse [42]
Av. P (ppm) 6.54 7.82 Low Olsen et al. [43]
CEC [cmol(+)/kg soil] 48.75 45.25 Very high Metson [44]
Exchangeable K 0.23 0.2 Low Metson [44]