Table 5: Soil chemical properties as affected by Tephrosia improved fallows and application of inorganic fertilizers.

SiteTreatment% increase/decrease in soil property
pHN (%)OC (%)OM (%)PKCaMgpHNOCOMPKCaMg

T. vogelii Control 5.20.121.372.4314.10.362.180.2730.00.00.00.0−3.089.533.73.8
N0P0 6.10.131.522.78.580.773.260.4424.50.01.31.5−41.257.1−15.1−18.5
N0P206.10.131.552.7511.230.63.70.3924.50.03.33.4−23.122.4−3.6−27.8
N0P3060.141.462.595.080.613.790.4122.47.7−2.7−2.6−65.224.5−1.3−24.1
N45P06.40.151.993.5350.673.820.4430.615.432.732.7−65.836.7−0.5−18.5
N45P206.10.131.492.648.190.523.980.4424.50.0−0.7−0.8−43.96.13.6−18.5
N45P305.90.121.412.57.870.453.450.3920.4−7.7−6.0−6.0−46.1−8.2−10.2−27.8
N68P06.10.141.682.985.60.813.90.4224.57.712.012.0−61.665.31.6−22.2
N68P206.20.141.642.918.70.653.750.4626.57.79.39.4−40.432.7−2.3−14.8
N68P3060.141.642.914.70.573.50.2922.47.79.39.4−67.816.3−8.9−46.3
LSD0.05NSNSNSNSNS0.24NSNS
CV (%)2.91115.315.36423.313.423

T. candida Control 5.20.121.372.4314.10.362.180.2730.00.00.00.0−3.089.533.73.8
N0P0 5.20.111.292.2913.180.241.590.1620.410.09.39.6−5.214.3−9.1−11.1
N0P2050.111.232.1816.330.251.490.1716.310.04.24.317.519.0−14.9−5.6
N0P305.30.091.091.9317.820.261.970.2622.4−10.0−7.6−7.728.223.812.644.4
N45P05.10.091.071.9011.250.232.330.2918.4−10.0−9.3−9.1−19.19.533.161.1
N45P205.10.131.552.7411.940.22.750.2818.430.031.431.1−14.1−4.857.155.6
N45P305.20.11.152.0423.590.231.820.220.40.0−2.5−2.469.79.54.011.1
N68P05.20.091.001.7717.920.221.350.2520.4−10.0−15.3−15.328.94.8−22.938.9
N68P205.20.111.242.223.660.292.260.2320.410.05.15.370.238.129.127.8
N68P305.20.091.101.9521.780.211.810.1920.4−10.0−6.8−6.756.70.03.45.6
LSD0.05NS0.020.260.47NSNSNSNS
CV (%)2.915.615.615.647.326.53655