Ground Salinization

Salinization refers to a build up of salts in soil, eventually to toxic levels for plants. (3,000 - 6,000 ppm salt results in trouble for most cultivated plants.) Salt in soils decreases the osmotic potential of the soil so that plants can't take up water from it.

Source: people.oregonstate.edu/~muirp/saliniz.htm

Because of different processes we get more and more salt in our environment. Water disturbences on the coast like higher sealevels, Not enough rain in the summer and a lot of other processes higher up the concentrations of salt. Some plants grow well in these sercumstances. Salt used on the highway's in winter gives a special vegetation along the roads.


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