Plants grow best when given water instead of saline for moisture. According to the University of Oklahoma, soils with a salt content of 2,600 ppm or higher cause a reduction in production or death to salt-sensitive species.
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Jennifer Loucks has been writing since 1998. She previously worked as a technical writer for a software development company, creating software documentation, help documents and training curriculum. She now writes hobby-based articles on cooking, gardening, sewing and running. Loucks also trains for full marathons, half-marathons and shorter distance running. She holds a Bachelor of Science in animal science and business from University of Wisconsin-River Falls.