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Table 1 Soil properties from the experimental sites

From: Genetic and phenotypic diversity of microsymbionts nodulating promiscuous soybeans from different agro-climatic conditions

Properties TUMZ TLMZ EUMZ ELMZ
pH 4.52 5.42 6.31 5.01
OC (%) 2.98 2.49 3.29 3.06
N (%) 0.26 0.42 0.25 0.28
K cmol kg−1 0.70 1.50 1.00 0.40
P (g kg−1) 26.50 21.00 27.00 17.51
Sand (%) 51 57 45 47
Clay (%) 35 21 53 41
Silt (%) 14 22 39 12
Texture class Sandy clay Sandy clay loam Clay Sandy clay
Isolates TU1-TU7 TL1-TL13 EU1-EU13 EL1-EL5
Isolates % distribution 18 34 34 13
  1. OC Organic carbon, K Potassium, N Nitrogen, ELMZ Embu Lower Midland Zone, EUMZ Embu Upper Midland Zone, TLMZ Tharaka-Nithi Lower Midland Zone, TUMZ Tharaka-Nithi Upper Midland Zone