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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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Conclusions: Farm manure application rectified the deleterious effects of brackish water as it reduced EC, SAR and pH of the soil, while it improved the soil fertility status of the soil by enhancing nitrogen, available phosphorus and extractable potassium.
It's also said that there is a big demand for these brackish water prawns farmed under natural conditions than those from prawn farms.
The present note reports on the ecology associated with this brackish environment, which is integral to the wetland ecosystem at Khor Hulaylah, but not evident in Ra's al-Khaimah's three other coastal wetlands to the south (Khor Julfar, Khor Ra's al-Khaimah, Khor Muzahmi).
In order to meet the growing demands of the population in the drier, arid and semi arid southern regions, the government has set up a plan to develop unconventional resources by reusing waste water and desalinating seawater and brackish water.
2007) but little is known of the composition of freshwater and brackish wetland communities on South Padre Island or any of the other Texas barrier islands.
AdVE uses low-cost, high capacity, high efficiency compressors and engines and non-fouling heat exchangers to desalinate brackish and salty water.
Peculiarities of the sea and brackish waters in the Mena region are additional complicating factors.
The sea-level rise that accompanies climate change will reduce the freshwater supply in many coastal communities by 50% more than previously thought, as sea water infiltrates groundwater and renders it brackish and undrinkable.
Though they usually prefer to collect in warm sub-tropical climates with brackish waters, they have chosen to winter in the Wenatchee area in order to add certain nutrients to their diet.
QUIZ CHALLENGE: 1 A digital talking pet; 2 Brackish; 3 Six; 4 Wamba; 5 The M62.
Brackish water fishes have grown in popularity over the years, yet little has been written exclusively to explore the natural history and habitat needs of this fish.