1. Scientistshave used bacteriafound in roots of salt-tolerant plants to successfully inoculate alfalfa plants against overly salty soil. “We take the roots of these salt-tolerant plants (called halophytes), grind them up and grow the bacteria in a petri dish in the lab,” Nielsen said. “Doing this,...
  2. 2006-01-01 This handbook provides a simple identification guide to 125 wild and cultivated plant species in the United Arab Emirate, both common plants and rare ones. These plants are illustrated in color and described in detail to help naturalists, agriculturalist and scientists make positive...
  3. Abstract, Annals of Botany, 2015 BackgroundFreshwater comprises about a mere 2·5 % of total global water, of which approximately two-thirds is locked into glaciers at the polar ice caps and on mountains. In conjunction with this, in many instances irrigation with freshwater causes an increase in...
  4. 关键资源 1990-01-01 The agricultural use of saline water or soils can benefit many developing countries. Salt-tolerant plants can utilize land and water unsuitable for salt-sensitive crops (glycophytes) for the economic production of food, fodder, fuel, and other products. Halophytes (plants that grow in soils or...