Salinization is the process by which water-soluble salts accumulate in the soil salinization is a resource concern because excess salts hinder the growth of. The problem of soil salinity has existed for centuries history records that the collapse of ancient mesopotamia was partly due to crop failure. The excess salinity squeezes the productive life out of some of the most fertile soils in the world on the municipal side, communities are spending increasing.
Salinity occurs through natural or human-induced processes that result in the accumulation of dissolved salts in the soil water to an extent that inhibits plant. Salinity is one of the most brutal environmental factors limiting the productivity of crop plants because most of the crop plants are sensitive to. Soil salinity control high impact list of articles ppts journals 2890.
Amibara - werer agriculture research center is actively working to enhance farming and grazing land soil's in afar state particularly in. Soil salinity is the salt content in the soil the process of increasing the salt content is known as salinization salts occur naturally within soils and water. Abstract the main objective of this study was to evaluate the use of salinity sensors with other methods currently being used for monitoring in situ soil salinity. Excess soil salinity causes poor and spotty stands of crops, uneven and stunted growth and poor yields, the extent depending on the degree of salinity.
For this reason, m truncatula was chosen for the current study into the impact of soil salinity on endophytic community richness in caliph medic. Soil salinization occurs when water-soluble salts accumulate in the soil to a level that impacts on agricultural production, environmental health, and economics. Driving forces for natural soil salinity and alkalinity are climate, rock weathering, ion exchange, and mineral equilibria reactions that ultimately control the.
Salinity refers to the movement and concentration of salt, in landscapes both soil and natural waters can become saline hence salinity can be described as. Keywords: soil salinity, per-pixel trend analysis, land covers, salinity soil salinity is one of the main causes of desertification and land. In the landscape, soil salinity develops as excess water from well-drained recharge zones moves to and collects in imperfectly to poorly drained discharge zones.
Increasing soil salinity in australia is a serious land degradation issue all over the country, salt is rising out of the ground and destroying our farms, homes and. Large areas of new south wales along the great dividing range, and in the liverpool plains, hunter valley and greater sydney regions reported soil salinity . Managing alfalfa on saline soils alfalfa is known for its moderate salinity tolerance, but irrigation and other common practices have driven many varieties past.
April 2017 interpreting soil salinity analyses osu soil, water and forage analytical laboratory offers two packages (salinity management and. Summary this important volume, soil salinity management in agriculture, addresses the crucial issue of soil salinity of potential farmland and provides a. Irrigated soil salinity abbas, a1,2,3 and s khan1,2,3 1csiro land and water, locked bag 588, wagga wagga, nsw 2678, australia 2international centre of. Soil and groundwater salinity has emerged as the most significant agricultural problem facing the sultanate of oman scant rainfall, coupled.Download