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Table 1 Mechanical, chemical, and nutritional analysis of the experimental soil

From: Zinc-oxide and nano ZnO oxide effects on growth, some biochemical aspects, yield quantity, and quality of flax (Linum uitatissimum L.) in absence and presence of compost under sandy soil

Mechanical analysis
Mechanical analysis Sand Silt 20-0 μ % Clay < 2 μ % Soil texture
Course 2000–200 μ% Fine 200–20 μ %
47.46 36.19 12.86 4.28 Sandy
Chemical analysis
Chemical analysis pH 1:2.5 EC dSm−1 CaCO3 % OM% Soluble cations (meq/l) Soluble anions (meq/l)
Na+ K+ Mg+ Ca++ CO3 HCO3 Cl SO4
8.25 0.11 0.9 0.9 0.7 0.02 0.1 0.3 0.0 0.2 0.8 0.12
Nutritional analysis
Nutritional analysis Available nutrients
Macro element (ppm) Micro element (ppm)
N P K Zn Fe Mn Cu
12.9 3.6 52.9 0.12 1.98 0.46 0.06