Books & Articles
The following is a selection
of important writings on issues related to salinity, biosaline agriculture, and halophyte
Technical Papers, Books, and Articles on the Web
J.S.P. Yadav, and F.I. Massoud (1988) Salt-Affected
Soils and Their Management Rome: FAO Soils Bulletin 39.
Al-Attar, Mohammad (2002) Role
of Biosaline Agriculture in Managing Freshwater Shortages and Improving Water
Security. World Food Prize, October 24-25.
Apse, Maris P. and Eduardo Blumwald (2002) "Engineering
Salt Tolerance in Plants". Current Opinion in Biotechnology 13: 146-150.
Australian Academy of Science (2003) Monitoring
the White Death Soil Salinity CRC for Landscape Environments and
Ayers, R.S. and D.W. Westcot (1985) Water
Quality for Agriculture.
FAO Irrigation and Drainage Paper 29.
Bahner, Deena (1999) Reclamation
of Salinized Soils in Arid Regions. Restorations & Reclamation
Review 5: The Reclamation of Contaminated Land and Water.
Barrett-Lennard, E.G. (2003) The
Interaction between Waterlogging and Salinity in Higher Plants: Causes,
Consequences and Implications Plant and Soil 253: 35-54.
Bauder, Jim (2000) Dead
Living Soil Building, Maintaining, and Sustaining Soil Quality Proceedings of New Opportunities in Dryland
Cropping Systems (Billings,
Blumwald, Eduardo (2000) Sodium
Transport and Salt Tolerance in Plants. Current Opinion in Cell
Biology 12: 431-434.
Falvey, Lindsay (2003) Sustainability:
Elusive or Illusion? Adelaide: Institute for International Development.
Food and Agriculture Organization (1984) "Prognosis
of Salinity and Alkalinity". Rome: FAO Soils Bullentin 31.
Food and Agriculture Organization (1997)
The State of the Worlds Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture.
Glenn, Edward P., J. Jed Brown, and James W. OLeary (1998) Irrigating
Crops with Seawater. Scientific American 279: 76-81.
Glenn, Edward P., J.J. Brown, and E. Blumwald (1999) Salt-Tolerance
and Crop Potential of Halophytes. Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences
Hillel, Daniel (2000) "Salinity
Management for Sustainable Irrigation: Integrating Science, Environment, and
Economics". Washington, DC: The World Bank.
Khan, M.A. and N.C. Duke (2001) Halophytes
A Resource for the Future. Wetlands Ecology and Management 6:
Maas, E. V. (1996) "Plant
Response to Soil Salinity". Western Australia: Productive Use and
Rehabilitation of Saline Lands Conference Proceedings 385-391.
Majerus, Mark (1996) Plant
Materials for Saline-Alkaline Soils. USDA Natural Resources
Conservation Service Technical Note #26.
Munns, Rana (1999)
The Impact of Salinity Stress. The Foundation for Sustainable
Agriculture Coping with Plant Environmental Stress.
Munns, Rana et al (2002) Avenues
for Increasing Salt Tolerance of Crops, and the Role of Physiologically Based
Selection Traits. Plant and Soil 247: 93-105.
National Council for Agricultural Research (2000) Bio-production
and Ecosystem Development in Saline Conditions. The Hague: NRLO Report
National Research Council (1989)
Lost Crops of
the Incas: Little-Known Plants of the
Promise for Worldwide Cultivation. Washington, DC: National Academy
National Research Council (1990)
Agriculture: Salt-Tolerant Plants for Developing Countries. Washington,
DC: National Academy Press.
National Research Council (1991)
Towards Sustainability: A
Plan for Collaborative Research on Agriculture and Natural Resource Management.
DC: National Academy
National Research Council (1996)
Lost Crops of
Africa Volume I: Grains.
Washington, DC: National Academy Press.
Oosterbaan, R.J. (2003)
Waterlogging, Soil Salinity, Plant Growth, Subsurface Drainage, Groundwater
Flow, Surface Runoff, Irrigation and Land Reclamation/Improvement
Postel, Sandra (2001) Growing
More Food with Less Water. Scientific American February 2001.
Rhoades, J.D., A. Kandiah, and A.M. Marshali (1992) The
Use of Saline Waters for Crop Production. Rome: FAO Irrigation and
Drainage Paper 48.
Rhoades, J.D., F. Chanduvi, and S. Lesch (1999)
Salinity Assessment: Methods and Interpretations of Electrical Conductivity
FAO Irrigation and Drainage Paper 57.
Ryan, Felix A. (1995) Innovation
of Traditional and New Technology to Solve Problems Created by High Technology.
Proceedings from UNESCO/University of Tsukuba Seminar.
Schmitz, G. and G. Schutte (2000) Plants
Resistant against Abiotic Stress. Research Center for Biotechnology,
Society and the Environment, University of Hamburg.
Scianna, Joe (2002) Salt-Affected
Soils: Their Causes, Measure, and Classification USDA Plant Materials
Program, HortNote No. 5.
Shannon, Michael, C. (1997) "Adaptation
of Plants to Salinity". Advances in Agronomy 60: 75-120.
Tanji, Kenneth. K. and Neeltje C. Kielen (2002) Agricultural
Drainage Water Management in Arid and Semi-Arid Areas. Rome: FAO
Irrigation and Drainage Paper 61.
Ulery, April L. et al (1998) SALTDATA:
A Database of Plant Yield Response to Salinity. Agronomy Journal 90:
Umali, Dina L. (1993) Irrigation-Induced
Salinity: A Growing Problem for Development and the Environment.
Washington, DC: World Bank Technical Paper 215.
USDA Handbook Number 60 (1954)
Saline and Alkali Soils:
Diagnosis and Improvement. Washington, DC: US Government Printing
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (1999) The
Soil Quality Test Kit Guide. Washington, DC: Soil Quality Institute.
Yokoi, Shuji; Ray A. Bressan; and Paul Mike Hasegawa (2002) Salt
Stress Tolerance of Plants JIRCAS Working Report: 25-33.
Zhu, Jian-Kang (2001) Plant
Salt Tolerance. Trends in Plant Science 6(2):66-71.
OTHER Books and Articles
Rafiq and Kauser A. Malik (2002) Prospects for Saline Agriculture.
Dodrecht: Kluwer Academic
Haloph. Tuscon: Arid Lands Information Center, University of Arizona.
Ashraf, M. (1994) Breeding for Salinity Tolerance in Plants.
Critical Reviews in Plant Science 13: 17-42.
Barrett-Lennard, E.G. and C.V. Malcolm (2003) Saltland Pastures in
Practical Guide, 2nd Edition. Fyshwick, ACT: CanPrint Communications.
Barson, M., and
Barrett-Lennard, E.G. (1995). Productive Use and Rehabilitation of
Australian Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 8(3): 33-37.
Boyko, Hugo (1966) Salinity and Aridity: New Approaches to Old Problems.
The Hague: Junker Publications (Monographia Biologicae).
Boyko, Hugo (1967) Salt-Water Agriculture. Scientific American
Chapman, V.J. (1960) Salt Marshes and
Salt Deserts of the
York: Interscience Publishers.
Chhabra, Ranbir (1996) Soil Salinity and Water Quality. Rotterdam:
Choukr-Allah, R., Malcolm, C.V., and Hamdy, A. eds. (1996). Halophytes and
Biosaline Agriculture. New York: Marcel Dekker.
Epstein, E. (1985). Salt-Tolerant Crops: Origins, Development, and the
Prospects of the Concept. Plant and Soil 89: 187-198.
Flowers, T.J., P.E. Troke and A.R. Yeo (1977) The Mechanism of
Salt-Tolerance in Halophytes. Annual Review of Plant Physiology 28:
Flowers, T.J., M.A. Hajibagheri and N.J.W. Clipson (1986) Halophytes.
Quarterly Review of Biology 61: 313-337.
Flowers, T.J. and A.R. Yeo (1995) Breeding for Salinity Resistance in Crop
Plants Where Next. Australian Journal of Plant Physiology 22:
Flowers, T.J. (2004) "Improving Crop Salt-Tolerance". Journal of
Experimental Botany 55 (396): 307-319.
Gallagher, J. L. (1985) "Halophytic Crops for Cultivation at Seawater
Salinity". Plant and Soil 89: 323-336.
Ghassemi, F., A.J. Jakeman, and H.A. Nix (1995). Salinisation of Land and
Water Resources: Human Causes, Extent, Management and Case Studies. Sydney:
University of New South Wales Press.
Glenn, Edward P. and J.W. OLeary (1985) Productivity and Irrigation Requirements
of Halophytes Grown with Seawater in the
Journal of Arid Environments 9: 81-91.
Goodfriend, W.L., M.W. Olsen and R.J. Frye (1998) Decomposition of
Seawater-Irrigated Halophytes: Implications for Potential Carbon Storage.
Plant and Soil 202: 241-250.
Hillel, Daniel (2000) Salinity Management for Sustainable Irrigation:
Integrating Science, Environment, and Economics. Washington, DC: World Bank
ESSD Work in Progress.
Jaradat, A.A. (2003) Halophytes for Sustainable Biosaline Farming Systems in
Desertification in the Third Millennium edited by A.S. Alsharhan, W.W. Wood, A.S.
Goudie, A. Fowler and E. Abdellatif. Rotterdam: A.A. Balkema/Swets & Zeitlinger.
Khan, M.A. and I.A. Unger eds. (1995) Biology of Salt-Tolerant Plants.
Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Pakistan.
Lambert, M and J. Turner (2000)
Plantations on Saline Land. Collingwood, Australia: CSIRO Publishing.
Lauchli, A. and U. Luttge eds. (2002) Salinity: Environment Plants
Kluwer Academic Publishers.
Lieth, Helmut and
A.A. Al Masoom (1993) Towards the Rational Use of High Salinity Tolerant
Plants, Volumes I and II.
Dodrecht: Kluwer Academic
Lieth, Helmut and
Marina Mochtchenko (2002) Halophyte Uses in Different Climates, Volume IV:
Cashcrop Halophytes for Future Halophyte Growers. Leiden: Backhuys
Levitt, J. (1980) Responses of Plants to Environmental Stresses, Volume II.
New York: Academic Press.
Maas, E.V. (1986) Salt Tolerance of Plants. Applied Agricultural
Research 1: 12-26.
Marcar, N., and Crawford, D. (1996) Tree-Growing Strategies for the
Productive Use of
Australian Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 9(3): 34-40.
Marcar, N., S. Ismail, A. Hossain and R. Ahmad eds. (1999) Trees, Shrubs and
Grasses for Saltlands. Canberra: Australian Center for International
Munns, Rana and A. Termaat. (1986) Whole-Plant Response to Salinity.
Australian Journal of Plant Physiology 13 143-160.
OLeary, James W. (1984) The Role of Halophytes in Irrigated Agriculture
in Richard C. Staples and Gary H. Toenniessen (eds.) Salinity Tolerance in
Plant: Strategies for Crop Improvement. New York: John Wiley & Sons.
Pasternak, Dov and Anthony San Pietro eds. (1986) Biosalinity in Action:
Bioproduction with Saline Water.
Dodrecht: Kluwer Academic
ed. (1994) Handbook of Plant and Crop Stress. New York: Marcel Dekker.
Reimold, R.J. and W. H. Queen eds. (1974) Ecology of Halophytes. New
York: Academic Press.
Rengasamy, Pichu, David Chittleborough and Keith Helyar (2003) Root-Zone
Constraints and Plant-Based Solutions for Dryland Salinity. Plant and
Soil 257: 249-260.
Richards, R.A. (1995) Improving Crop Production on Salt-Affected Soils: by
Breeding or Management? Experimental Agriculture 31: 395-408.
Runciman, H.V., and Malcolm, C.V. (1989) Forage Shrubs and Grasses for
Revegetating Saltland. Perth: Department of Agriculture, Bulletin No. 4153.
Schleiff, Uwe (2003) Salinity and
Soil Fertility Kit Handbook: A Portable Field Kit for Soil, Water, and Plant
Shannon, M.C. (1985) Principles and Strategies in Breeding for Higher Salt
Tolerance. Plant and Soil 89: 227-241.
Solowey, Elaine (2003)
Small Steps Towards Abundance: Crops for a More Sustainable Agriculture.
USA: Biblio Books.
Somers, G. Fred ed. (1974) Seed Bearing Halophytes as Food Plants.
Proceedings of a Conference at the University of Deleware.
Tal, M. (1985) Genetics of Salt-Tolerance in Higher Plants: Theoretical and
Practical Considerations. Plant and Soil 89: 199-226.
Tanji, Kenneth K. ed. (1990) Agricultural Salinity Assessment and Management.
New York: American Society of Civil Engineers.
Tudge,C. (1988) Food Crops for the Future. Oxford: Basil Blackwell Ltd.
Waisel, Yoav (1972) Biology of Halophytes. New York: Academic Press.
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