alkali soil


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alkali soil

[′al·kə‚lī ‚sȯil]
(geology)
A soil, with salts injurious to plant life, having a pH value of 8.5 or higher.

alkali soil

A soil, with salts injurious to plant life, having a pH value of 8.5 or higher.
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Reclamation of alkali soils is essential as not only do these soils occupy significant areas, but these lands are potentially and inherently fertile.
1980) for saline sodic soils of Punjab, Mohamed Harron and Subash Chandra Bose (2004) for calcareous alkali soils of Tiruchirapalli and Rajukannu et al.
Alkali soils are known as 'usar' in Uttar Pradesh and 'kallar' in Punjab and Haryana.
000 Punjab, Haryana Arid and Semi ,Uttar Pradesh Arid regions Punjab, Haryana, Alkali soils of 2.
It is the low end of the range that may be a critical limiting factor in the agricultural use of alkali soils.
1954) `Diagnosis and improvement of saline and alkali soils.
US Salinity Laboratory Staff (1954) `Diagnosis and improvement of saline and alkali soils.