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Table 1 Physicochemical analysis of grassland soils collected in Obanla, FUTA

From: Antifungal activity of chitinase produced by Streptomyces species isolated from grassland soils in Futa Area, Akure

Soil sample pH OC (%) OM (%) N (%) MC (%) P (mg/kg) K (cmol/kg) Na (cmol/kg) Ca (cmol/kg) Mg (cmol/kg) Percentage Clay Percentage Sand Percentage Silt
Grassland soil 1 5.06 ± 0.07a 1.62 ± 0.01a 2.84 ± 0.01a 0.23 ± 0.06a 12.40 ± 0.12c 9.25 ± 0.08b 0.37 ± 0.22 a 0.40 ± 0.07a 3.01 ± 0.01b 1.20 ± 0.000a 18.97 ± 3.52a 15.87 ± 3.71a 10.14 ± 2.51a
Grassland soil 2 5.06 ± 0.02a
6.43 ± 1
2.48 ± 0.03b
4.31 ± 
4.24 ± 0.06b 0.39 ± 0.09c 11.63 ± 0.01b 11.83 ± 0.08c 0.41 ± 0.01b 0.49 ± 0.04a 3.15 ± 0.05b 1.30 ± 0.01b 18.49 ± 2.00a 27.70 ± 2.69b 19.19 ± 1.15b
Grassland soil 3 .70b 1.99c 5.56 ± 1.67c 0.30 ± 0.20b 8.36 ± 1.62a 0.21 ± 0.25 a 42.38 ± 2.08b 16.60 ± 2.20b 2.93 ± 1.40a 3.56 ± 1.61c    
  1. OC organic carbon, OM organic matter, N nitrogen, MC moisture content, P phosphorus, K potassium, Na sodium, Ca calcium, Mg magnesium. Values are expressed in mean ± SEM. P < 0.05 was considered to be statistically significant