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Table 7 Soil organic carbon stock (t ha−1) in relation to different land uses and soil depths (mean ± SE)

From: Carbon stock under major land use/land cover types of Hades sub-watershed, eastern Ethiopia

Land uses Soil depth (cm)
0–20 20–40 40–60
Cropland 53.11 (± 8.42)c 48.81 (± 8.04)b 37.03 (± 8.91)b
Grazing land 57.38 (± 10.29)c 55.4 (± 2.55)b 42.34 (± 4.71)b
Coffee agroforestry 93.78 (± 6.92)b 81.07 (± 16.69)a 60.31 (± 15.31)b
Natural forest 141.34 (± 12.32)a 101.36 ± (11.26)a 103 (± 23.06)a
  1. a, b, c means with the same letter (s) across columns and rows are not significantly different