ICAR-Central Arid Zone Research Institute, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India
*Corresponding Author: Anandkumar Naorem, ICAR-Central Arid Zone Research Institute, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India.
Received: March 13, 2023; Published: April 01, 2023
Arid soils are a unique type of soil that can be found in regions with very low precipitation, such as deserts. These soils have distinct characteristics that make them different from other types of soil, which are important to understand for various purposes such as agriculture, environmental management, and land-use planning. One of the primary characteristics of arid soils is their low water content. Because there is little rainfall in arid regions, the soil does not receive enough water to support plant growth, leading to low vegetation cover and soil erosion. This lack of water also results in arid soils having low nutrient content, which can limit the growth of plants even further. Additionally, arid soils tend to have high concentrations of minerals, particularly salts and gypsum.
Citation: Anandkumar Naorem. “Managing Arid Soils in a Changing Climate: Addressing Technology Gaps and Urging Research for Sustainable Land Use". Acta Scientific Agriculture 7.5 (2023): 01-02.
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