Nearly all waters contain dissolved salts and trace elements, many of which result from the natural weathering of the earth's surface. Most salinity problems in agriculture result directly from the salts carried in the irrigation water. Some techniques for controlling salinity, which require relatively minor changes, include: More frequent irrigationsSelection of more salt-tolerant crops Additional leaching Pre-plant irrigation Bed forming Seed placement(11 pages)
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This course aims to help beef cattle producers protect Texas waterways from contamination that is linked with the production of livestock. These contaminations may also pose a health risk to Texas citizens.
This manual is intended for use as an instructional guide accompanying a short course discussing wastewater loading to onsite wastewater treatment systems.