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Table 1 Soil physical proprieties at the 0–10 cm layer in an Oxisol under native vegetation of Cerrado (Native) or cropped with soybean/corn under no-tillage (NT) or conventional tillage (CT) systems

From: Shifts in taxonomic and functional microbial diversity with agriculture: How fragile is the Brazilian Cerrado?

Physical
Treatment Total porosity Microporosity Macroporosity Density
  m 3 /m 3 m 3 /m 3 m 3 /m 3 Mg/m 3
NT 0.59 A 0.41 A 0.17 B 0.91 B
CT 0.59 A 0.44 A 0.15 B 0.95 A
Native 0.60 A 0.39 B 0.21 A 0.91 B
p 0.2022 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000
  1. Values in columns sharing the same letter do not differ significantly (p < 0.05) as determined by the Tukey’s test