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hal·o·phyte

 (hăl′ə-fīt′)
n.
A plant adapted to living in a saline environment.

hal′o·phyt′ic (-fĭt′ĭk) adj.

halophyte

(ˈhæləʊˌfaɪt)
n
(Botany) a plant that grows in very salty soil, as in a salt marsh
halophytic adj
ˈhaloˌphytism n

hal•o•phyte

(ˈhæl əˌfaɪt)

n.
a plant that thrives in saline soil.
[1885–90]
hal`o•phyt′ic (-ˈfɪt ɪk) adj.

hal·o·phyte

(hăl′ə-fīt′)
A plant adapted to living in salty soil, as along the seashore. The mangrove and grasses that grow in salt marshes are halophytes.
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Noun1.halophyte - plant growing naturally in very salty soil
tracheophyte, vascular plant - green plant having a vascular system: ferns, gymnosperms, angiosperms
Translations
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Field survey of halophytic plants of disturbed sites on the Canadian prairies, Can J Plant Sri, 64:745-751
"Under this programme, ICBA scientists have collaborated with local partners since 2016 to select and distribute quinoa seeds to 12 pioneer farmers in Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Sharjah and Fujairah." She also mentioned a number of halophytic, or salt-loving, plants that were found to be effective alternatives to forage production and rehabilitation of salt-affected lands in the UAE.
naturally salinity tolerant plants of saline areas) and facilitate research to determine the efficacy of the ideas for halophytic green revolution to turn saline wastelands into a resource.
naturally salinity tolerant plants of saline areas) and facilitate research to determine the efficacy of the ideasfor halophytic green revolution to turn saline wastelands into a resource.
Dr Bilquees Gul mentioned that the conference aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers, UN organizations, public and private national and international organization, industries and policy makers to discuss in general the sustainable use of halophytes and facilitate research to determine the efficacy of the ideas for halophytic green revolution to turn saline wastelands into a resource.
The wastewater from this aquaculture element, heavy with nutrients, is fed to fields of Salicornia, a halophytic, or salt loving, plant with numerous oil filled seeds.
The use of a halophytic plant species and organic amendments for the remediation of a trace elements-contaminated soil under semi-arid conditions.
spicata has high antioxidant capacity and potential to be used as an accumulator plant for halophytic areas in the future.
Mateos-Naranjo E, Andrades-Moreno L, Davy AJ (2013) Silicon alleviates deleterious effects of high salinity on the halophytic grass Spartina densiflora.
Heavy metal content in halophytic plants from inland and maritime saline areas.