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Table 6 OC, TN, EC, exchangeable Na, salt, and CaCO3 of CSB soils

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

Pedon Depth (cm) OC TN C/N ECe EC2.5 Salt con. ESP CaCO3
(%) (dS/m) (%)
Kulfo Watershed = Upper Chamo Basin (ULS)
 P-1 0–34 0.91 0.12 7.84 0.35 0.14 0.68 2.65 7.22
34–200 0.18 0.02 10.60 0.23 0.09 3.32 3.82 7.00
 P-2 0–90 1.14 0.12 9.67 0.83 0.33 5.40 2.50 5.56
90–97
97–200 0.41 0.05 8.15 1.70 0.68 12.36 4.48 7.01
 P-3 0–80 0.81 0.10 8.22 0.25 0.10 1.60 1.60 2.89
80–85
85–200 0.61 0.07 9.25 0.20 0.08 1.15 1.85 7.15
Sille-Sego Watershed = Middle Chamo Basin (MLS)
 P-4 0–35 2.16 0.20 10.81 0.83 0.33 2.10 1.86 5.01
35–200 0.36 0.03 10.86 0.38 0.15 4.95 3.04 7.06
 P-5 0–40 1.41 0.16 8.58 23.90 9.56 65.20 3.16 3.87
40–200 0.27 0.03 8.19 13.78 5.51 150.40 2.86 5.06
 P-6 0–50 0.57 0.03 17.15 18.05 7.22 61.50 2.38 7.26
50–58
58–200 0.31 0.02 18.46 15.33 6.13 147.68 2.37 6.00
Waseca-Doyso Watershed = Lower Chamo Basin (LLS)
 P-7 0–46 1.24 0.13 9.36 0.55 0.22 1.84 2.08 6.11
46–140 1.20 0.07 17.93 0.68 0.27 4.7 3.65 7.50
 P-8 0–30 1.19 0.15 7.97 0.58 0.23 1.2 2.00 5.01
30–120 0.28 0.03 8.52 0.35 0.14 1.8 2.79 7.80
120–200 0.12 0.02 7.13 0.30 0.12 1.6 3.68 7.23
 P-9 0–50 1.08 0.12 8.91 0.33 0.13 1.00 2.45 4.40
50–54
54–200 0.27 0.03 8.04 0.38 0.15 4.38 2.64 5.45
Arguba-Wezeka Watershed = Toe Chamo Basin (TLS)
 P-10 0–30 0.42 0.03 12.66 0.40 0.16 0.90 3.61 5.95
30–80 0.23 0.02 13.61 0.63 0.25 2.00 2.69 7.12
80–200 0.17 0.02 9.98 0.58 0.23 4.80 2.54 5.06
 P-11 0–46 0.94 0.12 8.09 0.25 0.10 0.92 1.21 5.01
46–115 0.31 0.03 9.36 0.30 0.12 1.38 2.32 5.18
115–200 0.15 0.02 9.67 0.33 0.13 1.70 2.84 4.30
 P-12 0–17 4.05 0.52 7.85 1.30 0.52 1.53 2.31 4.68
17–70 0.58 0.07 8.69 5.55 2.22 20.14 4.14 8.87
70–200 0.21 0.02 12.92 4.38 1.75 39 5.63 8.87
  1. Note: It is difficult to indicate statistical difference as the depth of each profile sampled was different