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Correcting Sodic Soils

Source Publication:GYPSOIL
Primary Author:Chamberlain, Ron - Agronomist, GYPSOIL
State:IL, IN, IA, KS, KT, MI, MN, MO, WI, SD, ND, OH, NE, TN, AL, AR, GA, LA, MS, NC, SC, FL
Focus:sodicity, sodic soils, salt, salinity
Category:Proceedings & Bulletins & Research Reports
Crop:Corn, Soybean, Wheat, Alfalfa
Download:SodicSoil-FactSheet-HiRes-NoCrop-1.pdf (1.3 MB)
Reported Results:

Gypsum counters sodium toxicity and brings to life soils damaged due to irrigation, oil drilling and extended periods of rainfall.

Salinity and sodicity are related conditions but different problems related to soil salt content that can be damaging to agricultural production. This fact sheet specifically addresses the problem of sodicity.

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