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Table 11 The basic cation saturation ratio and their relative proportions of the surface horizons soils (0–20 cm) of the land use units in CSB

From: Characterizing soils and the enduring nature of land uses around the Lake Chamo Basin in South-West Ethiopia

Pedon Land use unit Ca/CEC Mg/CEC K/CEC Ca/Mg (Ca+Mg)/K
Status Status Status Status Status
P1 AA6-CeMa 0.76 Adequate 0.18 Adequate 0.01 Low 4.13 Proportional 114.26 Low K
P2 AP2-FrBa 0.61 Adequate 0.30 Adequate 0.03 Adequate 2.04 Proportional 41.01 Low K
P3 PN2-FsAc 0.64 Adequate 0.20 Adequate 0.02 Adequate 3.23 Proportional 30.53 Favorable
P4 AP2-FrBa 0.71 Adequate 0.21 Adequate 0.02 Adequate 3.42 Proportional 46.53 Low K
P5 AA6-CeMa 0.78 Adequate 0.09 Adequate 0.02 Adequate 8.73 Proportional 53.40 Low K
P6 FN1-FxTa 0.77 Adequate 0.11 Adequate 0.02 Adequate 7.00 Proportional 41.76 Low K
P7 FN2-FsAc 0.75 Adequate 0.20 Adequate 0.01 Low 3.73 Proportional 73.81 Low K
P8 AA6-CeMa 0.76 Adequate 0.16 Adequate 0.01 Low 4.69 Proportional 106.24 Low K
P9 AP2-FrBa 0.67 Adequate 0.25 Adequate 0.01 Low 2.76 Proportional 89.35 Low K
P10 AP1-MfMo 0.74 Adequate 0.18 Adequate 0.01 Low 4.08 Proportional 99.00 Low K
P11 AA4-CeSo 0.52 Adequate 0.25 Adequate 0.04 Adequate 2.05 Proportional 20.18 Med. K
P12 PN1-FsSe 0.61 Adequate 0.18 Adequate 0.02 Adequate 3.50 Proportional 47.85 Low K
  1. Classification according to Abayneh Esayas and Ashenafi Ali (2006) and NSS (1990) guidelines