Tolerance of Plants to Salinity

by L. Bernstein,

Serial Information: Journal of the Irrigation and Drainage Division, 1961, Vol. 87, Issue 4, Pg. 1-12

Document Type: Journal Paper

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Abstract: Results of tests on salt tolerance of plants under various conditions; soil solutions are often 4 to 10 times more concentrated than applied irrigation water; role of osmotic pressure of soil solution and specific ion effects; ability of rootstocks to restrict uptake of ions; prediction of plant response to given irrigation water; use of saline waters for irrigation.

Subject Headings: Salt water | Soil pressure | Irrigation water | Water pressure | Soil water | Water use | Soil tests |

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