Treatment Lime (kg/ha) pH CEC cmol(+)kg-1 Al cmol(+)kg-1 Ex.acid.cmol(+)kg-1 Av.P mg/kg Fe mg/kg Mn mg/kg Cu mg/kg Zn mg/kg
0 5.03d 19.18d 0.68a 0.97a 5.36b 41.96a 70.3a 0.37d 11.67a
1250 5.64c 25.21c 0.56b 0.75b 6.70a 33.77b 58.4b 0.77b 10.19b
2500 6.14b 31.49b 0.33c 0.51c 7.04a 25.04b 46.0c 0.99a 9.78c
3750 6.72a 33.34a 0.24c 0.36c 6.67a 19.01c 34.5d 0.65c 9.75c
LSD (5%) 0.014 0.738 0.13 0.21 0.94 0.39 4.52 0.0591 0.138
CV (%) 3.01 6.24 8.12 6.43 2.04 11.56 14.73 10.11 12.38
*Means within a column followed by the same letter(s) are not significantly different from each other atP ≤ 0.0
Table 2: Effects of lime and phosphorus on soil chemical properties.