halomorphic


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halomorphic

(ˌhæləˈmɔːfɪk)
adj
(Geological Science) geology containing or resulting from the presence of neutral salts or alkaline salts or the presence of both
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Effects of Halomorphic Soils Conditions on Plant Numbers Emerging in Square Meter of Some Perennial Forage Species.
The following types can be identified: levigated chernozems (cambic, and argillaceous-illuvial), brown-red soils on the silvo-steppe loess plains, as well as mosaics of soils on the dunes (psammosols), chernozem soils, brown-red soils) and interdunes (wet soils due to the underground waters, gleic, hidromorphic and halomorphic soils).
1997) reported that the existence of tolerant salt strains in halomorphic sites may be an indication of their adaptation to osmotic stress due to an increase of the ion concentration and to the variation in soil moisture during dry periods.