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Table 1 Compositional analysis and physicochemical characterization of the soil samples T1 and M1

From: Sorption behavior of the oxytetracycline antibiotic to two Brazilian soils

Parameter Unity Soil sample
M1 T1
pH in CaCl2 4.0 6.3
Al3+ mmol L−1 8 0
H+ + Al3+ mmol L−1 72 15
K+ mmol L−1 0.5 6.3
Ca2+ mmol L−1 4 80
Mg2+ mmol L−1 2 42
CEC (total) mmol kg−1 79 143
OM g kg−1 26 119
Sum of bases mmol L−1 7 128
Saturation of bases (%) 8 90
Granulometry
 Sand (%) 4 19.2
 Silt (%) 78 19.2
 Clay (%) 18 61.6
  1. CEC cationic exchange capacity, OM organic matter