halophyte


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plant growing naturally in very salty soil

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The natural vegetation along the shore of Lake Urmia is dominated by halophytes such as Salsola spp.
KARACHI -- The Institute of Sustainable Halophyte Utilization (ISHU), University of Karachi and Agri-Kraft Farm (AKF) Lahore have inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).
In addition to the vegetational types, the habitats of the study site contain patches of thorny caducipholy mesquite woodland (Prosopis glandulosa, mesquite; Opuntia imbricata, tree cholla and Lycium berlandieri, Berlandier Wolfberry), rosetophyite desert scrub (Larrea tridentata, creosote bush; Castela texana, amargosa; Yucca filifera, yucca and Koeberlinia spinosa, allthorn) and halophyte grassland (Bouteloua curtipendula, sideoats grama; Mhulenbergia monticola and navajita salina Bouteloua chasei,).
Salt-tolerance strategy of two fodder halophyte species: Spartina alterniflora and Suaeda fruiticosa Salt-avoidance mechanisms in the halophyte Distichlis spicata as a promising source for improved salt resistance in crop plants.
Complete submersion of shoots in water for prolonged periods of time prevents oxygen transfer to roots and results in high mortality of some halophyte species (Adam 1990).
The species best adapted to saline environments are called halophytes.
KUs Institute of Sustainable Halophyte Utilization (ISHU) told media on her return from conference on the "Sustainable Development Goals on Biodiversity, Climate Change and Water," held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia under the aegis of UNESCO.
Generally commercial halophyte farms are around 20,000 hectares.
The vegetation fringing and forming patches within the Acarau River hypersaline tidal flat is dominated by the halophyte Batis maritima L.
Germination of dimorphic seeds of the desert annual halophyte Suaeda aralocaspica (Chenopodiaceae), a C4 plant without Kranz Anatomy.
1996), reported higher dry matter intake for lambs fed a diet containing halophyte forages than for lambs fed the control diet (Bermuda grass).
Seed bank dynamics in an inland salt marsh, with special emphasis on the halophyte Hordeum jubatum L.
As an Executive working with the Institute for Environment & System Analysis, Ocean Desert Enterprises, Halophyte Enterprises, Saline Seed SA de CV, Mr.
Desalination units are used increasingly nowadays by farmers," Dr Dionyssia Lyra, Post Doctoral - Halophyte Agronomy at Icba, told Gulf News.
Photosynthesis, photosystem II efficiency and xanthophyll cycle in the salt-adapted halophyte Atriplex centralasiatica.