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saline soils
Subject Category
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Definition
A nonsodic soil containing sufficient soluble salt to adversely affect the growth of most crop plants with a lower limit of electrical conductivity of the saturated extract (ECe) being 4 deciSiemens / meter (dS/m), which is equivalent to a value of 4 mmhos/cm.
Definition Source
University of Arizona Cooperative Extension
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http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/24692.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/24692
Broader Term
chemical soil types
Related Term
halophiles
halophytes
halotropism
phytodesalination
salt stress
soil salinity
soil salts
Spanish
suelos salinos
Term Number
24692