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Definition of sodic soil

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Definition as written by Plant_Geek:

Soils containing sodium as a signifiicant proportion of their total exchageable cations. Sodic soils tend to have poor drainage due to poor soil structure.

Definition as written by Praveensapkota:

sodic soil has pH of more than 8.5 .Sodium affected soils have a higher pH than calcareous soils because Na2Co3 is more soluble than CaCo3 and produces more OH


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