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WATER. That liquid substance of which the sea, the rivers, and creeks are composed.
     2. A pool of water, or a stream or water course, is considered as part of the land, hence a pool of twenty acres, would pass by the grant of twenty acres of land, without mentioning the water. 2 Bl. Com. 18; 2 N. H. Rep. 255; 1, Wend. R. 255; 5 Paige, R. 141; 2 N. H. Rep. 371; 2 Brownl. 142; 5 Cowen, R. 216; 5 Conn. R. 497; 1 Wend. R. 237. A mere grant of water passes only a fishery. Co. Lit. 4 b.
     3. Like land, water is distinguishable into different parts, as the sea, (q.v.) rivers, (q.v.) docks, (q.v.) canals, (q.v.) ponds, q v.) and sewers, (q.v.) and to these may be added at water course. (q.v.) Vide 4 Mason, R. 397 River; Water course.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Treatments corresponded to five levels of irrigation water salinity, in which the control treatment (0.6 dS [m.sup.-1]) was prepared using water from the local supply and the others were obtained by dissolving NaCl in supply water (EC of 3.0, 6.0, 9.0, 12.0 dS [m.sup.-1]).
With the exposed, the aim of this work was to evaluate the effects of the irrigation water salinity in the soil with and without bovine biofertilizer over the relative growth of neem (Azadirachta indica L.).
Effect of water salinity on beet juice quality: It is evident from the results plotted in Fig-1and2 that the effect of increasing water salinity was to increase impurities in beet juice.
Flooded rice yield as affected by levels of water salinity in different stages of its cycle.
"The water is not suitable for drinking, epidemics and diseases are spreading at a frightening rate and water salinity is steadily increasing, while the federal government is just watching."
We developed a numerical model to predict soil salinity from knowledge of evapotranspiration rate, crop salt tolerance, irrigation water salinity, and soil hydraulic properties.
Considering that most of the existing works have focused on broodstock during the reproductive cycle, very little attention has been provided to mature Nile tilapia, with specific regard to changes in water salinity during female oogenesis.
Developing a selective process that enables farmers to reduce irrigation water salinity and tailor ion content to meet crop nutrient needs.
Sampulna said at least five mangrove trees had died or were dying because of changes in water salinity due to the reclamation of parts of the river.
"And the finding that water salinity is contributing to preeclampsia in pregnant women (6) and now hypertension in adults in Bangladesh (2) shows that global health impacts from anthropogenic environmental change are likely to be complex, often indirect, and frequently surprising."
Q9 plants exhibited maximum shoot length under nonsaline conditions but as the salinity level increased, shoot length in Q9 decreased and least shoot length was observed at 60% sea water salinity in genotype Q9.
Due to increasing soil and water salinity, people in the communities of the Kalapara coastal regions have been suffering from a scarcity of safe water for the production of crops, fish, and livestock [9].