I= USE OF BRACKISH WATER FOR SUSTAINABLE CROP PRODUCTION AND RECLAMATION OF SALINE-SODIC SOILS
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Title of Thesis
USE OF BRACKISH WATER FOR SUSTAINABLE CROP PRODUCTION AND RECLAMATION OF SALINE-SODIC SOILS

Author(s)
Munir Hussain Zia
Institute/University/Department Details
Institute of Soil & environmental Sciences/ University of Agriculture, Faisalabad
Session
2006
Subject
Soil & Environmental Sciences
Number of Pages
199
Keywords (Extracted from title, table of contents and abstract of thesis)
brackish water, crop production, saline-sodic soils, salinity, sodicity, tillage, soil amelioration, acidification, sulfurous acid generator (sag), rice, wheat, growth response, leguminous crops, non-leguminous crops

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1 0 Contents
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2 1 Introduction 1
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3 2 Review Of Literature 7
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  2.1 Extent Of Salt-Affected Soils 7
  2.2 Salinity/ Sodicity Effects On Crops 9
  2.3 Reclamation Strategies For Salt-Affected Soils 10
  2.4 Choice Of Amendment 15
  2.5 Role Of Tillage Methods In Soil Amelioration 17
  2.6 Effects Of Brackish Water Irrigation On Soil Physical Properties 22
  2.7 Phytoremediation 24
  2.8 Inorganic Amendments For The Treatment Of Brackish Water 30
  2.9 Effect Of Soil/ Water Acidification On Nutrient Availability And Crop Yields 33
  2.10 Economics Of The Use Of Amendments 36
4 3 Materials And Methods 39
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  3.1 Effectiveness Of Leguminous And Non-Leguminous Crops During Reclamation Of A Calcareous Saline- Sodic Soil With And Without Amendments 39
  3.2 Effectiveness Of Brackish Water Treatment Through Sulfurous Acid Generator (Sag) And Water Or Soil-Applied Amendments On Rice-Wheat Crops Grown On A Normal Soil 42
  3.3 Growth Response Of Rice And Wheat To Brackish Water Irrigation During Reclamation Of Dense Saline- Sodic Soils Using Amendments With Or Without Physical Treatment Of Soils 45
  3.4 Analytical Procedures 51
5 4 Results And Discussion 60
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  4.1 Study-1: Effectiveness Of Leguminous And Non-Leguminous Crops For Reclamation Of A Calcareous Saline- Sodic Soil With And Without Amendments 60
  4.2 Study-2: Effectiveness Of Brackish Water Treatment Through Sulfurous Acid Generator (Sag) And Water Or Soil-Applied Amendments On Rice-Wheat Crops Grown On A Normal Soil 68
  4.3 Study-3: Growth Response Of Rice And Wheat To Brackish Water During Reclamation Of Dense Saline- Sodic Soils Using Amendments With Or Without Physical Treatment Of Soils 91
6 5 Summary 118
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  5.1 Effectiveness Of Leguminous And Non-Leguminous Crops During Reclamation Of A Calcareous Saline- Sodic Soil With And Without Amendments 118
  5.2 Effectiveness Of Brackish Water Treatment Through Sulfurous Acid Generator (Sag) And Water Or Soil Applied Amendments On Rice And Wheat Crops Growth On A Normal Soil 118
  5.3 Growth Response Of Rice And Wheat To Brackish Water During Reclamation Of Dense Saline- Sodic Using Amendments With Or Without Physical Treatments Of Soils 120
7 6 Literature Cited 121
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