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Table 2 Summary of two-way ANOVA results for the soil physical properties in relation to land use and soil depths (0–20 cm)

From: Soil organic carbon variation in relation to land use changes: the case of Birr watershed, upper Blue Nile River Basin, Ethiopia

Source of variation D.F Sand Silt Clay Moisture content Bulk density
MS p MS p MS p MS p MS p
LU 3 917.597 0.0223 73.153 0.3999 597 0.0447 59.288 0.0632 0.124 <  0.0001
Depth 1 1.5 0.9924 75.042 0.3662 95.042 0.5749 408.126 <  0.0001 0.044 0.0202
LU*depth 3 37.222 0.9743 13.653 0.9707 14.542 0.9963 12.259 0.6738 0.009 0.3603
Mean   51.6 23.7 24.7 18.38 0.926
R-square   0.557 0.354 0.513 0.149 0.281
Error 148 197.542 68.625 163.917 23.889 0.0081
  1. LU and MS stand for the land use land cover and mean of square, respectively