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Table 1 Some physical and chemical analysis of the orchard soil

From: Ameliorative effect of foliar application of calcium on vegetative growth and mineral contents of olive trees Kalmata and Manzanillo cultivars irrigated with saline water

Parameters Depth of simple(cm)  
  Surface sample 30 cm depth   60 cm depth
pH 8.02 8.70   8.11  
EC(dSm-1) 3.80 0.80   1.70  
  Soluble cations (meq\l)  
Ca++ 6.00 2.50   3.00  
Mg++ 4.00 1.50   1.50  
Na+ 28.60 4.40   12.90  
K+ 0.12 0.14   0.78  
  Soluble anions (meq\l)  
CO3   
HCO3 4.40 2.40   2.00  
Cl 27.20 5.00   13.00  
SO4= 7.12 1.14   3.18