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Table 3 Chemical and granulometric characteristics of 0–20 cm layer of the soils at the locations where field experiments were planted

From: Accessing inoculation methods of maize and wheat with Azospirillum brasilense

Site Chemical Granulometric
P (mg dm−3) pH (CaCl2) Al (cmolc dm−3) H + Al (cmolc dm−3) Ca + Mg (cmolc dm−3) K (cmolc dm−3) SB (cmolc dm−3) CEC (cmolc dm−3) BS (%) C (g dm−3) Clay (%) Silt (%) Sand (%)
Cachoeira Dourada 4.50 5.25 0 4.05 4.97 0.35 5.32 9.37 56.8 28.40 58.65 18.55 22.80
Luis E. Magalhães 21.34 5.53 0 0.83 1.20 0.04 1.24 2.07 59.9 6.35 10.95 1.05 88.00
Ponta Grossa 2.80 4.90 0.17 4.75 4.85 0.23 5.08 9.83 51.7 30.50 23.80 3.00 73.20
  1. All analyses were performed before sowing
  2. SB sum of bases (Ca + Mg + K), CEC cation exchange capacity (SB + H + Al), BS bases saturation = [(K + Ca + Mg)/CEC] × 100