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An Introduction to Salt-Impacted Soils in South Dakota

Updated January 08, 2021

Krista Ehlert

Assistant Professor & SDSU Extension Range Specialist

Written collaboratively by Krista Ehlert, Abigail P. Blanchard and Lora Perkins

The intent of this publication is to serve as an introduction to salt-impacted soils for South Dakota landowners. It outlines the causes, classifications, ecological and economic effects, salt tolerance mechanisms, and remediation/restoration practices for affected soils.