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What Causes Dryland Salinity

Dryland salinity occurs due to the replacement of deep-rooted perennial vegetation with shallow-rooted annual species.

Long fallows in a cropping rotation can also be a cause.

More water therefore enters the groundwater system causing the groundwater to rise and bringing salt stored in the soil profile to the soil surface.

This indicates a landscape ‘out of hydrological balance’.

For much more go to Saltland Basics and All About Saltland.

Combating Dryland Salinity

Saltland is easier to rehabilitate before the salinity and waterlogging become too severe, so early identification of the severity and extent is important.

There are 12 Solutions that you can explore for your saltland.

Or you can use our Decision Support Tool to find the most appropriate Solution, or download the APP for future use in the paddock.

Further information can be found in 'The Case for Preventing Recharge' and 'The Case for Managing Discharge' sections.

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