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Revegetating salt-affected land with shrubs

Barrett-Lennard, E., Frost, F., Vlahos, S. and Richards, N. (1991) Revegetating salt-affected land with shrubs. Journal of the Department of Agriculture (WA), 32 (4). pp. 124-129.

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The establishment of salt-tolerant shrubs such as saltbush and bluebush on salt-affected land reduces the risk of soil erosion, and can also fit into farm programmes as a profitable enterprise. Salt-tolerant shrubs can be used as forage for sheep in summer and autumn, when the availability of annual pastures is low or annual pastures are just beginning to emerge. This article describes three methods for establishing shrubs on salt-affected land and what affects shrub establishment.

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