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Which element is responsible for causing soil salinity? At what concentration does the soil become saline?

Answer :

The elements responsible for causing soil salinity are Na+, K+, Ca2+, Mg2+ and Cl-.

Soil salinity is the salt content in soil, which is caused by improper irrigation. Causes of Soil Salinity are:


> improper irrigation


> Human activities like fertilizing crop


Salinity of soil degrades soil and vegetation. Normally the pH value of soil is in between 2.2 - 9.7 above which the soil is degrading by salt content.


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