Global Soil Partnership

REGISTER NOW: INSAS Webinar " Crop nutrition in salt-affected soils " | 24 April 2024, 16:00-17:30 (CEST)


We are pleased to invite you to the webinar “Crop nutrition in salt-affected soils”. During this online event involving researchers, practitioners, and stakeholders from around the world, we will focus on the challenges and solutions for crop nutrition in salt-affected soils.

The participants will discuss different aspects of this subject including the following points:

- Nutritional problems of salt-affected soils: Deficiencies and toxicities

 - Nutrient behaviours in salt-affected soils

 - Crop nutrition management in salt-affected soils

 - Nutrient and crop wise management practices

 - Case studies on crop nutrition management in salt-affected soils

The webinar will take place online on Wednesday 24 April 2024, 16:00 – 17:30 (Central European Summer Time).


The webinar is the fourth in a series of webinars organized by the International Network of Salt-Affected Soils of the Global Soil Partnership, an initiative which is aimed at raising awareness on sustainable management of salt-affected soils for food security, agricultural sustainability, environmental protection and climate change mitigation.


16:00-16:10: Introduction | Jorge Batlle-Sales, Chair, International Network of Salt-Affected Soils

16:10-16:25: Nutritional imbalances in salt-affected soils | Prof. Dr. Muhammad Saqib, Institute of Soil and Environmental Sciences, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan

16:25-16:40: Plants under salt stress: is energy a limiting factor? | Prof. Dr. Sven Schubert, Institute of Plant Nutrition, Justus-Liebig University, Giessen, Germany

16:40-16:55: Case studies on crop nutrition management in salt-affected soils: with special reference to India | Dr. Shiveshwar Pratap Singh, Assoc. Professor, Soil Science, Dr. Rajendra Prasad, Central Agricultural University, India

16:55-17:10: Adverse effect of Na and Cl on plants and strategies leveraging on saline soil heterogeneity to mitigate them | Dr. Nadia Bazihizina, Research fellow, Dipartimento di Biologia (BIO), Università Degli Studi Di Firenze, Italy

17:10-17:25: Round table with experts moderated by Prof. Dr. M. Saqib

17:25-17:30: Concluding remarks | Maria Konyushkova, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, rapporteur of the round table

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24 Apr 2024