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Table 1 Selected chemical, physical and granulometric properties of the soil in August 2013

From: Soil carbon fluxes and balances of crop rotations under long-term no-till

Soil attribute Soil profile (m)
0–0.1 0.1–0.2 0.2–0.4 0.4–0.6
pHa 5.1 4.5 4.5 4.5
Al (mmolc dm−3) 0.2 0.7 0.6 0.8
Cab (mmolc dm−3) 41 19 20 21
Mgb (mmolc dm−3) 33 13 13 12
Kb (mmolc dm−3) 1.9 1.5 0.6 0.6
Pb (mg dm−3) 33 17 9 8
Sandc (g kg−1) 108 100 84 66
Siltc (g kg−1) 237 245 211 204
Clayc (g kg−1) 655 655 705 730
Microporosity (m3m−3) 0.42 0.41 0.39 0.41
Macroporosity (m3m−3) 0.12 0.09 0.09 0.09
Bulk density (Mg m−3) 1.32 1.37 1.29 1.26
  1. apH determined in CaCl2 0.01 mmol L−1
  2. bAvailable P and Ca2+, Mg2+, K+ were extracted using a cation and anion exchange resin
  3. cClay, silt and sand contents determined by pipet method [24]
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