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Table 2 The distribution of grain size of soil aggregates under drying–wetting cycles

From: Effect of drying–wetting cycles on aggregate breakdown for yellow–brown earths in karst areas

D–W cycles Mass percent content of soil aggregates in each size range (%)
5–10 mm 2–5 mm 1–2 mm 0.5–1 mm 0.25–0.5 mm <0.25 mm
0 33.63 22.14 11.53 7.81 9.76 15.13
1 9.72 22.92 17.12 13.74 13.12 23.39
2 6.86 16.03 15.88 19.22 16.49 25.52
5 3.07 5.93 15.91 26.32 20.22 28.56
10 0.25 2.29 11.69 29.92 23.79 32.06