Table 1: Initial physicochemical soil properties at the study area (0–20 cm depth).

T. candida siteT. vogelii site

Parameter
 pH (H2O)4.24.9
 % organic carbon1.181.5
 % organic matter2.092.66
 % N0.10.13
 P (µg/g)13.914.6
 K (cmol kg−1)0.210.49
 Ca (µg/g)1.753.84
 Mg (µg/g)0.180.54
 C : N11.811.5
Physical properties
 Sand (%) 6965
 Silt (%)64
 Clay (%)2531
 Textural classSandy clay loamSandy clay loam