Field

Kiboko – Before planting

Kiboko- after planting

Soil nutrient

Value

Class

Value

Class

Soil pH

8.10

Medium alkaline

7.93

Medium Alkaline

Total Nitrogen %

0.09

Low

0.11

Low

Org, Carbon %

0.35

Low

0.54

Low

Phosphorus ppm

55

High

40

High

Potassium me %

0.80

Adequate

0.70

Adequate

Calcium me %

7.8

Adequate

5.8

Adequate

Magnesium me %

5.70

High

6.31

High

Manganese me %

0.52

Adequate

0.54

Adequate

Copper ppm

6.19

Adequate

5.53

Adequate

Iron ppm

31.4

Adequate

32.1

Adequate

Zinc ppm

8.89

Adequate

13.9

Adequate

Sodium me %

0.86

Adequate

0.54

Adequate

Elect. Cond. Ms/cm

0.55

Adequate

0.40

Adequate

Table 1: Soil analysis test- Kiboko experimental field 2008 short rain season.