Alkali soil reclamation tests: Experiments in Tulelake Basin show encouraging improvements in soil after treatment with gypsum
AuthorsK. G. Baghott
Authors AffiliationsK. G. Baghott is Farm Advisor, Siskiyou County, University of California; Warren Schoonover is Extension Soils Specialist, University of California, Berkeley; James Quick is Senior Laboratory Technician, University of California, Berkeley.
Hilgardia 8(7):10-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v008n07p10. July 1954.
Results in the reclamation of alkali soils in the Tulelake Basin have demonstrated that bad alkali soils can be reclaimed–or improved–by the use of soil correctives, irrigation, and proper drainage.
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