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Salt Tolerance of Landscape Plants Common to the Southwest

S. Miyamoto

With sharply increasing costs of providing potable water, many communities in the Southwest are attempting to utilize non-potable saline water for irrigating large landscapes. This publication provides the information related to salt effects on growth and leaf injury of various landscaping plants common to the arid areas of the Southwest. The information presented would be useful to landscape planners, managers, and horticulturists for selecting plant species for irrigation with saline water.

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