alkali soil


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alkali soil

n
(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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2004, Use of distillery spentwash for alkali soil reclamation, treated distillery effluent for fertigation of crops.
Diagnosis and Improvement of Saline and Alkali Soils.
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.
In the present case, Na/K and Mg/Ca ratios were examined as (i) Ca and Na are the major competing cations in normal and alkali soils (Mehta et al.
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.
1954) 'Diagnosis and improvement of saline and alkali soils.