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Table 1 Characterization of the soil used for the experiments

From: Effects of polystyrene nanoparticles on the microbiota and functional diversity of enzymes in soil

Parameters Units Properties
Soil type (WRB)   Stagnic-Luvisol
Soil texture   SiL (silt loam)
WHCmax % 59.9
pH 0.01 M CaCl2 7.2
TOC mg g−1 DM 28.8
TN mg g−1 DM 2.0
C/N   14.4
Pedogenic oxides (Fe) mg g−1 DM 13.4
CEC mmolc kg DM 193.3
  1. TOC amount of total organic carbon, TN amount of total nitrogen, C/N carbon-to-nitrogen ratio, CEC cation exchange capacity, DM dry mass