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Table 1 Soil characterisation of Homeb location. The numbers of observations are in brackets. (Soil Analysis by the Soil Laboratory, Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Rural Development, Windhoek)

From: Tree water potentials supporting an explanation for the occurrence of Vachellia erioloba in the Namib Desert (Namibia)

Sample Texture (vol%) \( {\mathrm{EC}}_{{\mathrm{H}}_2\mathrm{O}} \)
  Sand (> 0.063 mm) Silt (0.063–0.002 mm) Clay (< 0.002 mm) (mS∙cm−1)
Northern Riverbank (2) 83.4 ± 4.2 14.1 ± 2.3 2.5 ± 0.2 (no data)
Riverbed (2) 98.3 ± 0.2 0.9 ± 0.1 0.8 ± 0.1 0.26 ± 0.02
Southern Riverbank (2) 93.7 ± 0.5 5.4 ± 0.3 0.9 ± 0.2 0.29 ±0.09