ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Traditional vs Modern Practices in Salinity Control

Traditional water management systems sustained for centuries without any noticeable land degradation. Modern extension programmes, which have failed to take these into account, have done considerable damage to agricultural land. Indigenous techniques and principles of water management, which successfully contained waterlogging and salinisation problems in the past, are extremely relevant today. These principles need to be resurrected in order to find a sustainable solution to the ever-growing problem of land desertification.

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