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Table 4 Summary of two-way ANOVA results for the soil chemical 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 pH (H2O) SOC content SOC stock
MS p MS p MS p
LULC 3 1.588 0.0003 15.306 < 0.0001 629.084 0.0002
Depth 1 0.125 0.4741 43.901 < 0.0001 3797.15 < 0.0001
LULC*depth 3 0.08 0.8027 2.363 0.1085 95.518 0.375
Mean   5.46 2.4 21.86
R-square   0.125 0.35 0.301
Error 148 0.243 1.149 91.497
  1. LULC and MS stands for the land use land cover and mean of square, respectively