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Table 4 Soil texture, bulk density, and soil reaction in CSB

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

Pedon/LUT Horizon Depth (cm) Sand Silt clay Tex. class BD pH(H2O) pH(KCl) _pH
(%) gm cm−3
Kulfo Watershed = Upper Chamo Basin (UCB) (6° 7′ N, 37° 29′ E)
 P-1 Ah 0–34 67.41 13.04 19.56 SL 1.49 7.54 6.87 0.67
B 34–200 58.90 32.45 8.65 SL 1.26 7.48 6.56 0.92
 P-2 Ah 0–90 10.14 63.56 26.30 SiL 1.52 6.77 6.04 0.73
UU5 90–97
Bw 97–200 10.98 55.64 33.38 SCL 1.34 8.48 7.57 0.91
 P-3 Ah 0–80 37.57 55.97 6.46 SiL 1.35 7.10 6.46 0.64
UU5 80–85
B 85–200 33.58 58.92 7.50 SiL 1.42 6.79 6.07 0.72
Sille-Sego Watershed = Middle Chamo Basin (MCB) (5° 57′ N, 37° 19′ E)
 P-4 Ah 0–35 21.63 46.81 31.57 CL 1.32 7.52 6.64 0.88
B 35–200 27.87 55.74 16.39 SiL 1.44 7.37 6.61 0.76
 P-5 Ah 0–40 39.71 43.07 17.23 L 1.55 7.01 6.26 0.75
B 40–200 18.36 62.89 18.76 SiL 1.65 7.08 6.24 0.84
 P-6 Ah 0–50 20.74 59.98 19.28 SiL 1.52 7.70 6.87 0.83
UU5 50–58
B 58–200 8.77 69.50 21.72 SiL 1.59 7.56 6.94 0.62
Waseca-Doyso Watershed = Lower Chamo Basin (LCB) (5° 45′ N, 37° 26′ E)
 P-7 Ah 0–46 30.38 28.28 41.34 C 1.22 8.10 7.14 0.96
Bw 46–140 28.85 27.36 43.78 C 1.33 8.05 7.14 0.91
 P-8 Ah 0–30 10.93 39.10 49.97 C 1.45 7.33 6.45 0.88
B 30–120 34.13 46.43 19.44 L 1.42 7.66 6.83 0.83
C 120–200 81.15 14.66 4.19 SL 1.62 7.93 7.05 0.88
 P-9 Ah 0–50 2.59 31.71 65.69 C 1.19 7.41 6.45 0.96
UU5 50–54
B 54–200 26.85 46.95 26.20 L 1.24 7.78 7.03 0.75
Arguba-Weseca Watershed = Toe Chamo Basin (TCB) (5° 44′ N, 37° 25′ E)
 P-10 A 0–30 34.08 46.47 19.45 L 1.16 7.90 7.14 0.76
B 30–80 10.12 67.69 22.19 SiL 1.39 8.35 7.51 0.84
C 80–200 47.45 45.98 6.57 SL 1.34 7.42 7.48 −0.06
 P-11 Ah 0–46 8.80 47.77 43.43 SiC 1.26 6.74 5.91 0.83
B 46–115 20.04 63.75 16.21 SiL 1.33 7.66 6.97 0.69
C 115–200 81.15 14.66 4.19 SL 1.42 7.83 7.24 0.59
 P-12 Ah 0–17 34.75 45.67 19.57 L 1.09 5.88 5.21 0.67
B 17–70 24.71 49.11 26.19 L 1.39 7.48 6.64 0.84
C 70–200 41.18 45.75 13.07 L 1.34 7.66 7.05 0.61
  1. It is difficult to indicate statistical difference as the depth of each profile sampled was different
  2. Notes: L loam, C clay, CL clay loam, SL sandy loam, SiL silty clay, BD bulk density, PD particle density, TP total porosity