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Table 1 Physico-chemical properties of the experimental soils at different positions within the field before transplanting of lowland paddy rice, 2012

From: Within field spatial variation in methane emissions from lowland rice in Myanmar

  Sand Silt Clay TN TC Organic matter (%) pH EC
(%) (%) (%) (g kg −1 ) (g kg −1 ) (ms m −1 )
1 st field Inlet 37.8 a 28.0 b 34.2 c 0.28 a 2.2 ab 5.1 a 6.0 bc 0.44 ab
Middle 19.9 b 37.4 b 40.7 bc 0.32 a 2.0 b 5.3 a 6.4 a 0.41 b
Outlet 10.8 c 44.5 ab 44.7 ab 0.33 a 2.7 a 5.5 a 6.2 ab 0.58 a
2 nd field Inlet 10.2 c 36.0 b 53.8 a 0.12 b 2.5 a 5.4 a 5.7 d 0.56 a
Middle 8.3 c 48.7 a 39.0 bc 0.12 b 2.0 b 4.7 ab 5.7 d 0.39 b
Outlet 9.7 c 52.0 a 38.4 bc 0.08 b 1.1 c 4.2 b 5.9 cd 0.32 b
  1. Means with the same letter are not significant difference at 5% level by Fischer.