saline soil

saline soil

[′sā‚lēn ‚sȯil]
(geology)
A nonalkali, salt-affected soil with a high content of soluble salts, with exchangeable sodium of less than 15, and with a pH value less than 8.5.
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Another project is currently implemented jointly with the Qatar Shell Research and Technology Centre to study the use of saline soil and saline water in producing agriculture crops and reducing the deterioration of land quality.
2015) under non-saline, lightly saline, fairly (medium) saline and highly saline soil conditions, it is reported that F.
Saline soil samples were collected from fifteen different zones of Kuh Sefid area near to Alborz oil field located 15 kilometers east of city Qom, Iran, (longitude 50[degrees] 88' E and latitude 34[degrees] 72' N) on 24 May 2013.
With the values of plant height, stem diameter, MSR and MSPM, were estimated the relative growth in height, relative growth in diameter, relative production of MSPM and MSR, correlating the values of these variables, obtained in the saline soil (with or without correction) with those obtained in the non-saline soil.
Improving and maintaining fertility of saline soil is vital to meeting the demands of food grain production for an increasing population in many parts of the world.
The experiments were performed in simulated conditions in Old Botanical Garden, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, while field trials were carried out at Saline Soil Research Institute (SSRI), Pindi Bhattian, Pakistan in Autumn and Spring seasons of 2013-2014 and 2014-2015.
Therefore, keeping all these factors in mind, a long term field study was planned to investigate appropriate P dose for direct seeded rice along with wheat straw incorporating and their impact on paddy yield in a slightly saline soil of district Hafizabad, Pakistan.
Fertilizers made from leaf, besides press mud, poultry fertilizers, and animal waste fertilizers was necessary for saline soil.
However, the other options such as drainage management which is consist of shallow water table management, underground water management, wildlife and wetlands, sequential use of drainage water, saline soil amendment, physical--chemical treatment, fallow land, use in saline soil lands, agricultural, biological treatment, evaporation ponds, rivers, oceans and lakes, salts and grouting deep into the soil are 2 to 16 priorities.
Other recent finds have been genes that help rice plants cope better with drought and saline soil.
They found that the saline soil had a significant effect on the growth of the rice, but when they applied compost the results improved.