Irrigation Water Quality Standards and Salinity Management Strategies
- Date of Publication
- January 25, 2022
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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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