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Reclamation of white-alkali soils in the Imperial Valley

by Edward Ellis Thomas

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Published by Agricultural Experiment Station in Berkeley, Cal .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alkali lands,
  • Reclamation of land

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesReclamation of white alkali soils in the Imperial Valley
    StatementEdward E. Thomas
    SeriesBulletin -- no. 601, Bulletin (California Agricultural Experiment Station) -- 601.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15 p. :
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25227519M

      The Roots of Your Profits - Dr Elaine Ingham, Soil Microbiologist, Founder of Soil Foodweb Inc - Duration: Oxford Real Farming Recommended for you. Cotton, experimentally introduced in Imperial County in about , was a labor-intensive crop that required a large labor force. Growers recruited agricultural workers directly from the South and Mexico to work the fields. By the middle of the second decade, Black people had begun to relocate to the Imperial Valley.

    Climate, soil and air therefore here formed a combination of necessary factors for productive success in this Imperial Valley. The Secretary of Agriculture at Washington in said: "We must look to the west, especially the reclaimed west, to add sufficiently to our productive area, and to care for the increased demand which the next few. Agricultural Crop Sciences encompasses the study of the plant, soil, and water resources that are foundational to all agro-ecosystems. The crop sciences field can prepare you for a challenging career in many areas including: soil and crop management, plant breeding and genetics, seed science, environmental soil science, soil restoration and.

    The Imperial Valley (Spanish: Valle de Imperial or Valle Imperial) lies in the California counties of Imperial and Riverside in southeastern Southern California with an urban area centered on the city of El Valley is bordered by the Colorado River to the east and, in part, the Salton Sea to the west. Farther west lies the San Diego and Imperial County on: California, United States. Published Soil Surveys for California. Current, official soil survey information is on the Web Soil Survey. The Web Soil Survey allows you to create custom reports by selecting a specific area of interest. In the table below, clicking on a survey area that is listed as "current" takes you to the Web Soil Survey.


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Open Library. Preliminary report on problems of Imperial Valley and vicinity, required by Act of Congress, approved ; Public no. 66th Congress. of Representatives (41 U.S. statutes, 60 [Reclamation, United States. Bureau] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Preliminary report on problems of Imperial Valley and vicinity, required by Act of Congress, approved May 18Author: United States. Bureau Reclamation. Abstract. In the Bet She’an Valley there are soils classified as red-brown solonetz-grumosols (Alperovitch and Mor, ) which until now have been considered unsuitable for cultivation due to the failures of every attempt to grow crops of any main reason is apparently the lack of adequate soil aeration, resulting from poor structure, which itself is due to high sodium content in Cited by: 7.

Phosphorus leaching in the gypsum‐amended soils stopped at day 10 and beyond, but it continued until day 30 in the pyrite‐amended soils.

Part of the applied P in alkali soils was also lost along with the native P, whereas it was protected in the nonalkali by: 9. Problems of Imperial Valley and Vicinity: Letter from the Secretary of the Interior Transmitting Pursuant to Law a Report by the Director of the Reclamation Service on Problems of Imperial Valley and Vicinity with Respect to Irrigation from the Colorado: Together with the Proceedings of the Conference on the Construction of the Boulder Canyon Dam Held at San Diego, Calif.

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Assessment, Restoration and Reclamation of Mining Influenced Soils covers processes operating in the environment as a result of mining activity, including the whole spectra of negative effects of anthropopressure and the environment, from changes in soil chemistry, changes in soil physical properties, geomechanical disturbances, and mine water discharges.

Land reclamation - Land reclamation - Reclamation of salt-affected soils: In the arid regions of the world, and along coastal areas subject to periodic inundation by sea water, soils may have such a high content of soluble salts that production of economic plants is not possible.

The salts found in soils are generally the chlorides, carbonates, bicarbonates, and sulfates of sodium, with lesser. Land reclamation by irrigation is, however, not limited to desert regions. Much of the land irrigated in humid areas throughout the world is used for the production of paddy rice, although irrigation of vegetable crops, usually with overhead sprinkler systems, also is.

Flushing as a reclamation procedure was found to be ineffective. Leaching was found to remove 80 per cent of the initially high salts with the application of one foot of water for each foot depth of soil considered.

Equal leaching of boron required three times as much water. The Imperial Valley is located about miles southeast of Los Angeles. It is a section of a much larger geologic structure -- the Salton Trough -- which is about 1, miles in length.

The structure extends from San Gorgonio Pass southeast to the Mexican border, including the Gulf of California and beyond the tip of the Baja California Peninsula. Soil is a mixture of organic matter, minerals, gases, liquids, and organisms that together support life.

Earth's body of soil, called the pedosphere, has four important functions. as a medium for plant growth; as a means of water storage, supply and purification; as a modifier of Earth's atmosphere; as a habitat for organisms; All of these functions, in their turn, modify the soil and its.

Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more. Soil survey of Imperial County, California, Imperial Valley.

Recovery of soil physicochemical characteristics is essential for successful restoration of the landscape and the soil itself after mining. To identify the changes in the soil profile after mining and reclamation, we studied the soils of the largest opencast coal mine in China, Pingshuo, located in the Loess by: W.

Hendricks, in his article entitled “Developing San Diego’s Desert Empire” published in the Journal of San Diego History, Summer,discussed the history of the Imperial Valley from the time California became a state until about and dealt mainly with the organizational aspects of the reclamation of the Colorado Desert.

This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process.

We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections,Author: Frank Weiss Traphagen. Soil Reclamation is the process of reclaiming the soil’s quality like lost fertility, minerals, nutrients and moisture to make it fit for intensive use again.

The reclamation of soil, its nutrients and fertility are done with an objective to increase further land use and enhance agricultural activities like cropping and irrigation. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. United States. Bureau of Reclamation. Books from the extended shelves: United States.

Bureau of Reclamation: A year study of creep properties of concrete. (Denver, Engineering Laboratories Branch, Design and Construction Division, ), also by J.

Hanson (page images at HathiTrust) United States. Available P concentration in the reclaimed mine soils of our sites was higher than available P concentration of coal mine soils after reclamation founded by Mukhopadhyay et al. Influence of reclamation age and land use type on soil characteristics. Restoration of soil properties depends on post-reclamation land use by:.

The spectacular incidents connected with the reclamation of the desert and with the subduing of the turbulent Colorado have given Imperial Valley a charm of romance that is hard to equal.

A history of agriculture under such conditions must be a story of human interest as well as a statistical record of development, for the tabulation of crop.COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.the Imperial Valley, water law, plant-soil-water measurement, methods of irrigation, structures, crop water needs, problems and practices in soil reclamation, drainage systems, and drainage requirements for irrigated agriculture will be discussed.(CSU) Student Learning Outcomes.