Parameter Soil GS MS BS CP CD PD
Organic carbon (%) 1.05 ± 0.01 1.99 ± 0.02 1.96 ± 0.01 2.79 ± 0.02 1.86 ± 0.01 3.13 ± 0.01 2.94 ± 0.03
Total nitrogen (%) 0.77 ± 0.03 1.13 ± 0.02 0.60 ± 0.04 1.00 ± 0.02 1.23 ± 0.03 2.17 ± 0.01 3.33 ± 0.01
Phosphorus (%) 0.06 ± 0.02 0.10 ± 0.02 0.09 ± 0.03 0.36 ± 0.01 0.13 ± 0.02 0.25 ± 0.03 0.12 ± 0.04
Ph 7 ± 0.1 7.6 ± 0.2 7 ± 0.1 4.8 ± 0.2 4.4 ± 0.1 8.4 ± 0.2 7.9 ± 0.1
Moisture (%) 11.4 ± 0.02 5.2 ± 0.03 4.8 ± 0.02 5.0 ± 0.03 6.3 ± 0.02 8.4 ± 0.02 8.8 ± 0.01
Note: Each value is a mean of three replicates and ± indicates standard deviation among them. GS: Groundnut Shell; MS: Melon Shell; BS: Beans Shell; CP: Cassava Peels; CD: Cow Dung; PD: Pig Dung
Table 1: Soil sample and organic wastes physical and chemical analysis.