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Table 5 One way-ANOVA and LSD test-based soil properties at the harvest of the crop in the year 2015 (values marked with* indicate significant difference at a significant level of 5% in comparison to the corresponding value under T1 in the same column)

From: An application of blended amendments in monsoon rice field

Treatment Soil porosity (%) Water-holding capacity (%) Soil organic matter (%) Panicle length (cm) Grain yield (kg/m2) Methane emission (mg/m2/h)
 T1 38.50 ± 1.27 19.66 ± 4.93 1.95 ± 0.03 27.93 ± 0.29 0.533 ± 0.02 0.33 ± 0.00
 T2 46.30 ± 0.88* 25 ± 5.03 2.10 ± 0.12 24.46 ± 0.68* 0.531 ± 0.02 0.30 ± 0.01*
 T3 50.20 ± 1.27* 34 ± 1.52* 2.09 ± 0.01 28.26 ± 0.34 0.540 ± 0.02 0.34 ± 0.01*
 T4 43.90 ± 1.27* 31 ± 4.16* 2.15 ± 0.01 26.16 ± 0.35* 0.505 ± 0.05 0.34 ± 0.01*
 T5 43.80 ± 0.90* 35 ± 3.05* 2.48 ± 0.10* 27.40 ± 0.25 0.560 ± 0.01 0.33 ± 0.01
ANOVA significance 0.004 0.002 0.106 0.000 0.787 0.001
LSD significance       
 T1 × T2 0.005 0.111 0.393 0.000 0.970 0.014
 T1 × T3 0.000 0.001 0.424 0.585 0.873 0.061
 T1 × T4 0.033 0.007 0.257 0.014 0.523 0.014
 T1 × T5 0.033 0.001 0.012 0.388 0.547 0.418