Effect of irrigation management on soil salinization in Manas River Valley, Xinjiang, China

@article{Li2008EffectOI,
  title={Effect of irrigation management on soil salinization in Manas River Valley, Xinjiang, China},
  author={Yuyi Li and Huancheng Pang and Hailin Zhang and Fu Zhou Chen},
  journal={Frontiers of Agriculture in China},
  year={2008},
  volume={2},
  pages={216-223}
}
Abstract The irrigated area of Manas River Valley in Northwest China is an example of the successful reclamation of massive land affected by shallow ground water levels and salinization. To determine the effect of irrigation management practices on soil salinization, soil profiles representing various soil types were sampled. The historical records on the characteristics of irrigation management practices, groundwater level and soil salts accumulation in this region at four key periods, namely… CONTINUE READING

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