No. I (2010): Journal Of Agricultural Sciences - Supplement
Articles

Survey of the chance of secondary salinization in the hobby gardens around Karcag

Published October 5, 2010
József Zsembeli
University of Debrecen, Centre for Agricultural and Applied Economic Sciences Research Institutes and Study Farm,
Lilla Szűcs
University of Debrecen, Centre for Agricultural and Applied Economic Sciences Research Institutes and Study Farm,
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Zsembeli, J., & Szűcs, L. (2010). Survey of the chance of secondary salinization in the hobby gardens around Karcag. Acta Agraria Debreceniensis, (I), 199–205. https://doi.org/10.34101/ACTAAGRAR/I/8403

Irrigation involves the risk of secondary salinization on certain areas. The increase of the level of salty groundwater or the application
of poor quality (salty) irrigation water can cause secondary salinization. Irrigation from drilled wells is very characteristic in the small
hobby gardens located around Karcag during the frequently droughty summers. Mainly vegetables and fruits with high water demand are
grown in these gardens, hence quite a large amount of subsurface waters are used for irrigation. Water samples were taken from 46 drilled
wells located in the hobby gardens around the town of Karcag and analysed in order to survey the risk of secondary salinization. On the
base of the results of the analyses and some indexes calculated from the chemical parameters of the irrigation waters, it can be established
that none of the investigated wells supply water that is suitable for irrigation without improvement.

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