From: fantome@vnet.net
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Date: Aug 13 1998 8:16:22 am
Subject: Re: Salt
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From: Austin Ziegler <fantome@vnet.net>
Subject: Re: Salt

Hal White wrote:
>
> A discussant pointed out to me that this months Sci.Am.
> has an article on salt-tolerating
> plants  (sorry I can't say if that means August).
> Apparently there are very few, and inedible.
> I haven't yet found the article.

That would be me. It is the August SciAm, and while the halophytes
they discuss are edible, the nutrition (IIRC) is not as readily
accessible as in things like barley, wheat, and alfalfa.

They did suggest that they could be used for cattle feed
successfully.

-austin
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