Field

Kiboko – Before planting

Kiboko- after planting

Soil nutrient

Value

Class

Value

Class

Soil pH

7.75

Medium Alkaline

7.35

Slightly alkaline

Total Nitrogen %

0.07

Low

0.09

Low

Org, Carbon %

0.27

Low

0.47

Low

Phosphorus ppm

16

Adequate

20

High

Potassium me %

1.94

High

1.84

High

Calcium me %

7.6

Adequate

7.6

Adequate

Magnesium me %

7.24

High

6.37

High

Manganese me %

0.77

Adequate

0.92

Adequate

Copper ppm

2.81

Adequate

4.14

Adequate

Iron ppm

54

Adequate

70.4

Adequate

Zinc ppm

21.1

Adequate

17.8

Adequate

Sodium me %

0.30

Adequate

0.34

Adequate

Elect. Cond. Ms/cm

0.35

Adequate

0.60

Adequate

Table 2: Soil analysis test- Marigat experimental field short rain season.