Amelioration and Utilization of Saline–Alkali Land

  • Jianfeng ZhangEmail author


This chapter briefly reviews the history of research on the improvement and utilization of saline–alkali land, and introduces the latest developments in the current international research. With water and fertilizer as the center, measures in engineering, agriculture, and biology are combined to improve the saline–alkali land. Salt water irrigation, new chemical improvement methods, introduction of salt-tolerant plants, and so on are new measures for the improvement and utilization of saline–alkali soils. The progress has promoted the breeding of salt-tolerant varieties and accelerated the pace of improvement and utilization of saline–alkali land.


Saline–alkali land Improvement and utilization Ecological rehabilitation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Subtropical Forestry of Chinese Academy of ForestryHangzhouChina

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