alkali soil


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alkali soil

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(Physical Geography) a soil that gives a pH reaction of 8.5 or above, found esp in dry areas where the soluble salts, esp of sodium, have not been leached away but have accumulated in the B horizon of the soil profile
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(3) Alkali Soil Natural Environmental Science Center, Northeast Forestry University Key Laboratory of Saline-alkali Vegetation Ecology Restoration in Oil Field, Ministry of Education, Harbin 150040, China
Alkali Soil (Chapter 14)--Synonymous with sodic soil, it is a soil with sufficient sodium (Na) to interfere with plant growth.
AND SUBASH CHANDRA BUSE, M., 2004, Use of distillery spentwash for alkali soil reclamation, treated distillery effluent for fertigation of crops.
Richards, Ed., Diagnosis and Improvements of Saline and Alkali Soils, Handbook No 60 (USDA), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Washington, DC, USA, 1954.
Most of the irrigated areas in Punjab, Haryana and Western UP are turned into saline and alkali soils which are other forms of wastelands.
Poor rainfall and high temperature of arid and semi-arid regions are very favorable conditions leading to formation of saline and alkali soils.
Considering that 'Na is in Alkali soils', then the Na is brought from the transformation of Na silicates in weakly mineralized groundwater and from igneous rocks [10, 11].
Richards LA (1954) 'Diagnosis and improvement of saline and alkali soils.' (United States Department of Agriculture: Washington, DC)
Diagnosis and improvement of saline and alkali soils. United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC.
Jon Marcus once worked with Callaghan, whom he calls the "wine guru of Arizona." Marcus owns Echo Canyon Winery in Sedona, a small winery and vineyard that produces 1,500-2,000 cases each year, although alkali soils make it challenging.
Surrounded by alkali soils, rocky and often barren slopes, and Mojave/Great Basin Desert vegetation, the lush springs and riparian corridor of the valley provide important habitat for such species as the Amargosa toad, Oasis Valley speckled dace (Rhinichthys osculus ssp.), and numerous neotropical migratory birds.