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Saltland Pastures in Australia, a practical guide

Barrett-Lennard, E.G., Bathgate, A.D. and Malcolm, C.V. (2003) Saltland Pastures in Australia, a practical guide. WA Government. Dept. of Agriculture and Food.



This book aims to encourage Australian farmers to revegetate salt-affected land with saltland pastures. These pastures can be profitable, sustainable and of benefit to the environment and the broader community. The book has been written by Australia’s foremost authority on saltland pastures, Dr Ed Barrett-Lennard with contributions from Clive Malcolm, who worked with Ed on the development of saltland pastures in the Department of Agriculture of WA for many years, and Andrew Bathgate, a technical specialist in salinity economics from NSW Agriculture.

Dr Barrett-Lennard is acknowledged as a leading researcher in the field of saltland revegetation and productive use and rehabilitation of saline land. He was awarded the National Dryland Salinity Program’s 2002 WE Wood Award for excellence in salinity research and development, recognising his long-standing contribution to managing the salinity risk in Australia.

The book aims to make saltland pastures accessible to the widest possible audience. Its major readership is Australian farmers and those who advise them (agency staff, industry advisers and landcare coordinators). However, more specialised information has been provided in the footnotes for technical experts and students of the field...

Item Type: Book
Publisher: WA Government. Dept. of Agriculture and Food
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Other Information: Bulletin No. 4312
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