Author: Dr R. Angrish

Mitigation of water logging and salinity through biodrainage: potential and practice

Dr R. Angrish,
Professor Parkash Toky
Summary Over the past hundred years, vast areas worldwide have been used for intensive agriculture following clearance by removal of deep rooted tree vegetation or by introducing irrigation in arid zones. After decades of profitable returns, many of these domains, particularly those underlain with saline aquifers and with poor natural drainage have degraded owing to water logging and salinity. Disturbed hydrological balance in the form of sustained percolation of surplus surface …