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Soil salinity

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Soil salinity is the salt content in the soil; the process of increasing the salt content is known as salination. Salt is a natural element of soils and water. Salination can be caused by natural processes such as mineral weathering or the gradual withdrawal of an ocean. It can also be caused by artificial processes such as irrigation. (Wikipedia)

Preferred Units: N/A

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Soil chemicophysical properties
N/AOsmotic stress

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