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Performance of 31 tree species and soil conditions in a plantation established with saline irrigation
Abstract Establishing salt tolerant tree plantations utilising the saline ground waters may provide for an economic use of abandoned arid lands but issues related to long-term sustainability of suchExpand
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Growing three aromatic grasses in different alkali soils in semi‐arid regions of northern India
Alkali lands in India occupy about 3 million ha. Due to poor physical properties, excessive exchangeable sodium and high pH, most of these lands support a very poor vegetation cover. Many of theExpand
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Response of nine forage grasses to saline irrigation and its schedules in a semi-arid climate of north-west India
Traditionally, the degraded lands in arid and semi-arid regions are left for pastures but their forage productivity is low, unstable and unremunerative. Often this results in acute shortages ofExpand
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TECHNOLOGIES OF AFFORESTATION OF SALT-AFFECTED SOILS
SUMMARY Large areas which have been deteriorated due to soil salinity/alkalinity and waterlogging can be utilized with the planting of salt-tolerant tree species and by making some modifications inExpand
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Relative performance of aromatic grasses under saline irrigation.
The relative performance of aromatic grasses like citronella (Citronella Java), lemon grass (Cymbopogon citrates Stapf), palmarosa [Cymbopogon martini (Roxb.) Wats.] and vetiver [VetiveriaExpand
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Effect of primary hypohydration on physical work capacity
Physical work capacity (PWC180) was assessed with different levels of hypohydration in 25 heat-acclimatized male volunteers in hot dry (45°C DB, 30% RH) and hot humid (39°C DB, 60% RH) conditionsExpand
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Biodrainage potential of Eucalyptus tereticornis for reclamation of shallow water table areas in north-west India
Ground water table (g.w.t.) levels were measured twice a month for 2 years in 50 observation wells installed inside and outside the two 18-year-old and 350 m apart plantations of EucalyptusExpand
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Afforestation techniques and evaluation of different tree species for waterlogged saline soils in semiarid tropics
Long‐term field studies were conducted on about three dozen woody perennial species to develop suitable techniques for afforestation of waterlogged saline soils in arid and semiarid regions of India.Expand
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Utilization of Salt Affected Soils & Poor Quality Waters for Sustainable Biosaline Agriculture in Arid and Semiarid Regions of India
In this paper judicious use of salt affected soils and poor quality waters for sustainable biosaline agriculture in arid and semiarid regions of India has been discussed in brief. Results of severalExpand
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Cultivation of medicinal isabgol (Plantago ovata) in alkali soils in semiarid regions of Northern India
There is growing global demand for medicinal drugs including isabgol (Plantago ovata). With increasing demand of food for an ever-increasing population in India, it is not possible to bring arableExpand
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