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Table 1 Some physical and chemical characteristics of soil experimental

From: Exogenously applied nitrogenous fertilizers and effective microorganisms improve plant growth of stevia (Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni) and soil fertility

Parameters Values
2018 2019
Particle size distribution
 Sand (%) 46.30 49.25
 Silt (%) 28.40 30.43
 Clay (%) 25.30 20.32
 Texture grade Silt clay loam Silt loam
Available nutrients (mg kg−1)
 N 77.48 89.28
 P 30.35 35.84
K 379.32 436.53
Soluble cations and anions (cmol kg soil)
 Ca++ 0.88 0.94
 Mg++ 0.69 0.75
 Na+ 0.43 0.58
 K+ 0.32 0.47
 HCO3 0.67 0.73
 Cl 0.53 0.66
 SO4−− 0.41 0.57
Chemical properties
 pH (Susp. 1:2.5 soil–water) 8.23 7.96
 ECe (dSm−1) 0.686 0.786
 C.E.C (cmol kg−1) 18.76 19.38
 Organic matter (%) 1.38 1.73
 CaCO3 (%) 1.22 1.32
  1. Each value in this table is the mean of 4 replicates