How Does Salt Effect Plants?

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Salt is a natural killer to plants as it dehydrates them by sucking in all the water given to it. You can actually use a mixture of salt and water as a natural weed killer instead of spending money on expensive weed killers.
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The effects of salt on plants is not good. Salt causes the plant to dehydrate which causes them to die. Exposure to salt takes a few days up to a few weeks to kill the plant.
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Osmosis is the process in which plants absorb water through semipermeable membranes (tissues within the plants roots) at high concentration levels and move the water to a location
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Salt draws water away from the roots, it also effects the way the plant gets its nutrients. In water, salt breaks down into sodium and chloride. The sodium replaces the nutrients
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Light stress and salt stress are major environmental factors that limit
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