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Table 5 Composition of soil (%) associated with the growth of wild Pleurotus ostreatus from different geographical areas in Ondo and Ekiti States

From: Genetic diversity, microbiological study and composition of soil associated with wild Pleurotus ostreatus from different locations in Ondo and Ekiti States, Nigeria

Soil Sand Silt Clay TOM TOC K Na Mg Ca Fe Zn
SOAL 82.00d ± 1.73 5.66b ± 0.58 10.30c ± 0.58 1.41a ± 0.03 0.82a ± 0.02 651.84c ± 3.90 102.89a ± 5.90 218.01a ± 11.0 319.11a ± 20.17 189.1d ± 8.12 161.90a ± 8.02
SOIT 88.33e ± 1.00 3.33a ± 0.58 3.67a ± 0.50 2.94b ± 0.04 1.70b ± 0.03 573.80a ± 8.09 176.11b ± 0.80 309.77c ± 14.10 500.89b ± 33.8 98.11b ± 0.96 204.14b ± 0.94
SOID 66.30a ± 1.15 11.33d ± 1.15 17.70d ± 0.60 2.95b ± 0.12 1.72b ± 0.05 942.71e ± 14.7 376.09d ± 4.99 285.14b ± 7.90 694.66d ± 27.9 108.80c ± 2.18 215.9c7 ± 1.89
SOUS 75.00c ± 0.74 7.80c ± 1.15 7.00b ± 0.08 5.90d ± 0.70 4.32d ± 0.45 614.18b ± 11.67 402.81e ± 16.0 407.07d ± 19.45 548.09c ± 23.90 79.09a ± 1.98 391.09d ± 3.90
SOAE 68.30ab ± 1.58 11.30d ± 0.03 12.33c ± 1.05 5.17cd ±  0.03 3.00c ± 0.05 701.55d ± 17.7 217.15c ± 8.90 394.11d ± 11.89 715.26e ± 37.8 287.90e ± 2.09 217.09c ± 8.90
  1. Values are mean ± SD of replicates (n = 3)
  2. Means with the same superscript letters down the column are not significantly different (p ≤ 0.05)
  3. SOAL: soil associated with the growth of wild P. ostreatus in Ala quarters; SOIT: soil associated with the growth of wild P. ostreatus in Igbatoro Road; SOID: soil associated with the growth of wild P. ostreatus in Ido-Ekiti; SOUS: soil associated with the growth of wild P. ostreatus in Usi-Ekiti; SOAE: soil associated with the growth of wild P. ostreatus in Ado-Ekiti; TOM: total organic matter and TOC: total organic carbon