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By Robert N. Carrow,Ronny R. Duncan

The advanced matters enthusiastic about the administration of saline and sodic turfgrass soils are sufficient to perplex even the main skilled website supervisor — there's no "silver bullet" modification, therapy, or grass for salinity administration. Best administration Practices for Saline and Sodic Turfgrass Soils: overview and Reclamation offers complete clinical ideas and distinctive, useful administration and review strategies for turfgrass and panorama sites.

The authors use the simplest administration Practices (BMPs) inspiration, thought of the gold-standard administration method for anyone environmental factor, because it is a complete surroundings (holistic), science-based salinity administration strategy that enables all attainable administration concepts to be thought of and applied on a site-specific foundation. They establish BMP concepts, together with irrigation approach layout; irrigation scheduling and salinity leaching; chemical, actual, and organic amendments; cultivation; topdressing; soil amendment; sand-capping; floor and subsurface drainage concepts; dietary practices; extra cultural practices; and ongoing tracking. The ebook offers rising demanding situations, expertise, and ideas that tackle integration of salinity administration into finished web site environmental or sustainable administration structures, use of halophytic turfgrasses for non-traditional reasons, integration of geospatial and geostatistical techniques and expertise, and integration of recent sensor know-how into day-by-day administration paradigms.

Outlining a holistic BMP strategy, the ebook accommodates medical ideas and useful administration innovations and information particular salinity demanding situations and the common sense at the back of every one BMP approach for salinity administration, with an emphasis on real box difficulties. The publication is formatted for versatile use, with stand-alone chapters that come with outlines for speedy evaluate of a subject matter for these requiring just a easy knowing in addition to in-depth discussions of the technology and useful points for these looking a extra rigorous remedy. It provides a unmarried resource for all of the details required to spot and deal with different forms of salinity stresses.

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