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Table 1

Main physical and physicochemical properties of the characterized soils

Soil 1Soil 2Soil 3
Texture (USDA classification) Sandy loam Silt loam Sandy clay loam 
Sand [%] 72 10 47 
Silt [%] 18 67 25 
Clay [%] 10 23 28 
Bulk density [kg·dm−3] (N = 5) 1.5 ± 0.1 1.2 ± 0.1 1.1 ± 0.1 
Saturated water content [cm3·cm−3] (N = 5) 0.36 ± 0.07 0.44 ± 0.04 0.47 ± 0.05 
Organic carbon [g·kg−18.7 17.8 41.6 
Volatile matter [g·kg−130 51 85 
CEC [cmol+·kg−15.1 11.8 13.6 
pHwater 8.7 8.7 8.2 
Carbonates [g·kg−1240 29 32 
Cu content (background) [mg·kg−113 16 (14) 15 (11) 
Zn content (background) [mg·kg−131 59 (48) 72 (51) 
BPA content [mg·kg−1<0.01 – – 
4-t-OP content [mg·kg−1<0.007 – – 
4-NP content [mg·kg−10.15 – – 
Soil 1Soil 2Soil 3
Texture (USDA classification) Sandy loam Silt loam Sandy clay loam 
Sand [%] 72 10 47 
Silt [%] 18 67 25 
Clay [%] 10 23 28 
Bulk density [kg·dm−3] (N = 5) 1.5 ± 0.1 1.2 ± 0.1 1.1 ± 0.1 
Saturated water content [cm3·cm−3] (N = 5) 0.36 ± 0.07 0.44 ± 0.04 0.47 ± 0.05 
Organic carbon [g·kg−18.7 17.8 41.6 
Volatile matter [g·kg−130 51 85 
CEC [cmol+·kg−15.1 11.8 13.6 
pHwater 8.7 8.7 8.2 
Carbonates [g·kg−1240 29 32 
Cu content (background) [mg·kg−113 16 (14) 15 (11) 
Zn content (background) [mg·kg−131 59 (48) 72 (51) 
BPA content [mg·kg−1<0.01 – – 
4-t-OP content [mg·kg−1<0.007 – – 
4-NP content [mg·kg−10.15 – – 

The geochemical background of soils 2 and 3 is indicated in brackets. The concentration of NP-10 is not available.

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