Effect of Saline Water on Productivity of Native Grass Forages in Sandy Soil under Three Salinity Irrigation Levels

This experiment forms part of ICBA’s extensive research on salt-tolerant grasses. It is aimed at investigating the effect of saline water irrigation on the productivity of native grasses under sandy soil conditions in the UAE. The experiment aims to:

  1. Evaluate the agronomic performance and biomass yield of 14  cultivars under three levels of saline water irrigation;
  2. Assess the nutritional quality of fresh and dry forages of 14 cultivars;
  3. Determine the effect of saline water irrigation on the plants as part of a long-term study.