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Table 5 Principal components and eigenvalues with total and cumulative variance of soil factors

From: Impact of soil physico-chemical properties on distribution of earthworm populations across different land use patterns in southern India

Soil parameters PC1 PC2 PC3 PC4
C 1.000 1.000 1.000 1.000
N .374 .673 .528 .463
pH − .248 − .398 − .332 − .367
P − .161 .034 .523 .085
WHC .360 .192 .112 .225
CEC .394 − .176 .311 .264
Eigen values 2.212 2.130 2.133 2.241
Total variance (%) 28.058 25.698 23.471 21.446
Cumulative Variance 35.504 42.354 61.254 74.342