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Table 2 Correlation matrix of organic and inorganic contents in agricultural soil in the floodplains of Munawar Tawi during January and June 2014

From: Soil characteristics in the floodplains of Munawar Tawi in Rajouri, Western Himalayas, India

  pH EC OC N P K Na Mg Ca Cu Zn Fe Mn
January
 pH 1             
 EC 0.845a 1            
 OC −0.297 −0.027 1           
 N −0.754a −0.388b 0.726a 1          
 P −0.437b −0.709a −0.521a −0.108 1         
 K 0.472b 0.711a 0.588a 0.173 −0.890a 1        
 Na 0 0.226 0.098 0.049 −0.440b 0.125 1       
 Mg 0.507a 0.556a 0.432b −0.172 −0.757a 0.629a 0.341 1      
 Ca 0.178 0.151 −0.389b −0.293 0.440b −0.245 −0.189 −0.426b 1     
 Cu −0.473 −0.104 0.896a 0.808a −0.509a 0.436b 0.285 0.25 −0.416b 1    
 Zn −.0.104 0.286 0.613a 0.555a −0.641a 0.612a −0.044 0.326 −0.405b 0.693a 1   
 Fe 0.641a 0.552a −0.362 −0.666a −0.301 0.03 0.450b 0.591a −0.037 −0.368 −0.175 1  
 Mn 0.858a 0.889a −0.002 −0.363 −0.537a 0.679a −0.027 0.466b 0.187 −0.209 0.141 0.427b 1
June
 pH 1             
 EC 0.470b 1            
 OC −0.555a 0.297 1           
 N −0.166 −0.762a −0.635a 1          
 P −0.977a −0.414b 0.562a 0.139 1         
 K 0.644a 0.887a 0.245 −0.815a −0.604a 1        
 Na 0.608a 0.816a 0.154 −0.589a −0.577a 0.813a 1       
 Mg −0.769a −0.243 0.504a −0.055 0.789a −0.395b −0.37 1      
 Ca 0.450b −0.186 −0.610a 0.325 −0.531a −0.037 −0.208 −0.770a 1     
 Cu −0.2 0.664a 0.871a −0.848a 0.25 0.613a 0.403b 0.272 −0.523a 1    
 Zn 0.346 0.889a 0.539a −0.911a −0.289 0.936a 0.720a −0.148 −0.26 0.848a 1   
 Fe −0.726a 0.194 0.917a −0.475b 0.766a 0.039 −0.082 0.647a −0.650a 0.811a 0.384b 1  
 Mn 0.832a 0.844a −0.056 −0.612a −0.781a 0.925a 0.826a −0.518a 0.084 0.334 0.769a −0.252 1
  1. OC organic carbon, EC electrical conductivity
  2. aCorrelation is significant at p < 0.01 level
  3. bCorrelation is significant at p < 0.05 level