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Table 2 Particle size distribution (%) of the studied soil samples

From: Effect of contamination sources on the rate of zinc, copper and nickel release from various soil ecosystems

Treat. soil Coarse sand Fine sand Total sand Silt Clay Texture
Abo Rawash
 UC* 31.5 56 87.5 3.3 9.2 Loamy sand
 C* 21.8 67 88.8 9.2 2 Sandy
Kombora
 UC* 5.4 12.0 17.4 32.2 50.4 Clay
 C* 8.7 34.3 43.0 19.4 37.6 Clay loam
Kafr-Elsheikh
 UC* 2.4 14.2 16.6 33 50.4 Clay
 C* 1.2 14.3 15.5 32.1 52.4 Clay
  1. UC uncultivated soil, C cultivated soil