Are Salt Tolerant Plants Healthy?

25 February 2019 - Published by Dorte Storper
How do salt tolerant plants taste and do they contain more salt than conventional plants?

When working with saline farming the project partners of SalFar are often met with questions such as: do the plants taste salty when they are grown on saline soils? Are the plants more salty than conventional plants and are they healthy?

In the video below Prof. Pier Vellinga from Wadden Academy explains how salt tolerant plants typically taste and states that the content of salt actually is well below the advisable levels.



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