Russian Agricultural Sciences

, Volume 41, Issue 4, pp 222–224 | Cite as

Effect of soil salinity on the yield of cotton in Kazakhstan

Plant Growing


The salinity of light sierozem in the southern regions of Kazakhstan hampers the increase of cotton yield. Efficient washing rates for improving the water—salt regime of the soil are determined. It is shown that the rise of groundwater should be excluded by deep horizontal and vertical drainage.


cotton soil water chloride ion dissolved solids 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Kazakh Research Institute of Cotton GrowingSouth-Kazakhstan oblastAstanaKazakhstan Republic

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