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Relating to or containing sodium.

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1. (Chemistry) of or relating to sodium
2. (Chemistry) containing sodium
ˌsoˈdicity n
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(ˈsoʊ dɪk)

pertaining to or containing sodium.
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The major limitations to sustainable plant growth in residue sand typically include low water holding capacity, high alkalinity (soluble and residual), salinity and sodicity, negligible organic C, and very low nutrient supplying capacity.
"I am really perturbed to note that 10 million hectares in Pakistan are affected by soil salinity, sodicity, and waterlogging out of the total of 22 million hectares of cultivated land.
An IUCN report says soils affected by various types of salinity and sodicity constitute 5.328 million hectares in Pakistan, and 40% in Sindh.
in irrigated perimeters, the cultivation of the species might turn restricted, due to the increase in the area of degraded soils by salinity and/or sodicity, given the usage of saline waters in irrigation, the inadequate management of water and soil, and the insufficient drainage (Ribeiro, 2010).
Sugar beet response to soil salinity and sodicity of Northern Nile Delta.
The classification of water for irrigation was made considering the conditions of acidity and alkalinity (pH), as well as sodicity rates as sodium adsorption ratio (SAR), the Residual Sodium Carbonate (RSC) is considered, the percentage Sodium Soluble (SSP), Sodium Percentage (% Na), the ratio Kelly (RK) and permeability index (PI) (Eaton, 1950; Todd and Mays, 1980).
The Northeast is the main producing region, representing 85.6% of the total national production of coconut, but a large portion of the plantations is found in areas affected by salinity and/or sodicity (Ferreira Neto et al., 2002, 2007a; Marinho et al., 2006; Holanda et al., 2007; Lima et al., 2015).
The application of different concentrations of leachates as source of irrigation resulted in increased soil cation concentrations, particularly Na ions (increased sodicity).
No sodicity development was observed in the leached soil during or after the leaching experiment.
Rengasamy, "Organic matter, sodicity, and clay type: influence on soil aggregation," Soil Science Society of America Journal, vol.
Plant growth and productivity is affected by many biotic and abiotic factors [1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18] Soil salinity and sodicity are global problems that are common in different part of the world.