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Table 4 Areal extent of the different classes of soil properties in the study site

From: Spatial prediction of soil acidity and nutrients for site-specific soil management in Bedele district, Southwestern Ethiopia

Soil parameters Ratings Area (ha) Area (%)
Soil pH 4.5–5 28825.68 38.71
  5.0–5.5 17796.10 23.90
  5.5–6.0 22286.75 29.93
  6.0–6.8 5559.97 7.47
OC (%)  < 2 9333.30 12.53
  2–4 54653.81 73.39
  4–5 10481.39 14.07
TN (%)  < 0.15 6556.73 8.80
  0.15–0.25 9527.29 12.79
   > 0.25 58384.48 78.40
AvP (mg kg−1)  < 5 37893.48 50.89
  5–10 21852.12 29.34
  10–15 10251.43 13.77
  15–20 4037.45 5.42
   > 20 434.02 0.58
Ex. K (cmolc kg−1) 0.7–2.0 63409.09 85.15
   > 2.0 11059.41 14.85
Ex. Ca (cmolc kg−1) 0–2 67089.33 90.09
  2–4 7379.17 9.91
Ex. Mg (cmolc kg−1)  < 0.3 21.12 0.03
  0.3–1 49964.97 67.10
  1–3 24482.41 32.88