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brackish

[′brak·ish]
(hydrology)
Of water, having salinity values ranging from approximately 0.50 to 17.00 parts per thousand.
Of water, having less salt than sea water, but undrinkable.
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The immunoreactivity of the GH cells in brackish waters was lower than that of FW as reflected by a significant decrease in their area, size, and immunostaining (Figures 3a-3h, 4A, and 4B).
In the present study, saline and water stresses were probably responsible for the reduction in lettuce SDM in the NFT system with brackish water. On the other hand, in DFT system, the risk of root drying is less, because of the maintenance of a NS depth in the profiles.
The production of fish and crustaceans in marine or brackish water is still low on our water bodies that cover about 13 million acres, due to technical and economic problems.
The method determines SO42 - concentration of brackish water with RSD of less than 1.2%.
fluorescens could be used as an effective tool to minimize the inhibitory effects of brackish water on the growth and yield of maize.
Unlike the fresh water prawns, these brackish water prawns do not need special food or supplying of oxygen as they solely feed on micro organisms found in water.
Contributors from a range of biological sciences explore the systematics, zoogeography, general biology, and ecology of the Gobiiformes, one of the most diverse orders of fish, with some 270 genera and 2000 species living in marine, fresh, and brackish water. Their topics include molecular systematics of Gobioid fishes, Gobiiformes of the Americas, amphidromy as a life cycle among tropical freshwater gobies, gobies as predator and prey, early development, planktonic and paedomorphic gobioids, and mudskippers as front runners in the modern invasion of land.
It encountered Brines in 23 of the 46 samples, with another four samples being classified as near-brines, and three samples can be characterised as brackish water. The remaining were fresh water.
Brackish water is present in the ground above and in adjacent areas to the resource however it is currently thought that the volumes are smaller than requirements.
CHEAPER WATER FROM SEA -- Lower cost conversion of undrinkable sea or brackish water to potable fresh water will come closer to practicality through use of $75,000,000 appropriated by Congress for the next six years.

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