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Table 1 Selected initial physical and chemical properties of soil and poultry manure.

From: Effects of different soil amendments and age of transplant on the post-harvest quality and shelf life of sweet pepper (Capsicum annuum) fruits

Parameter Treatment plot Poultry manure
Control Organic Inorganic Organic + Inorganic
Sand (%) 86.00 88.00 86.00 84.00  
Silt (%) 10.00 8.00 10.00 10.00  
Clay (%) 4.00 4.00 4.00 6.00  
pH (1:2.5 H2O) 4.56 4.22 4.35 4.12 7.20
Organic C (%) 1.59 1.65 1.52 1.59 36.50
Total N (%) 0.16 0.20 0.17 0.18 1.70
OM (%) 2.74 2.85 2.62 2.74  
Ca2+/100 g 1.70 1.92 1.28 1.92 1.44
Mg2+/100 g 0.64 0.32 0.75 0.85 0.78
K+/100 g 0.14 0.31 0.40 0.32 0.63
Na+/100 g 0.02 0.20 0.61 0.23  
P (ppm) 78.46 88.31 98.37 78.46 1.80