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Table 1 Physical and chemical characteristics of the soils (averages are given with standard deviations of duplicate measurements)

From: Partitioning of silver and chemical speciation of free Ag in soils amended with nanoparticles

Soils pH Sand (%) Silt (%) Clay (%) Organic carbon (%) Conductivity (μS/cm) Ionic Strength (mM) CEC (cmol/kg)
Agricultural 1 7.48 71.5 19.5 9 2.9±0.1 96±2 1.25 13.1±0.5
Agricultural 2 6.65 88 10 2 1.5±0.1 61±6 0.79 8.9±0.9
Forest 4.50 80 17 3 3.1±0.1 88.3±0.6 1.15 3.5±0.1