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Salinity just one problem of ancient, eroded soils

McDonald, K. (1995) Salinity just one problem of ancient, eroded soils. The West Australian, 15 May 1995. p. 5 [Publication] [Special Collections]


Newspaper article by Keith McDonald.

Explains the structural and geological issues with Western Australian soils that make them more susceptible to degradation processes. Bob Gilkes, Professor of Soil Science at the University of Western Australia, discusses the importance of making emerging soil research available to farmers, including to 'demystify' the jargon and create practical solutions.

This article contains a photograph of Professor Bob Gilkes at the University of Western Australia soil research centre.

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This article is part of the WISALTS (Whittington Interceptor Sustainable Agriculture Land Treatment Society Incorporated) Collection.

Item Type: Special Collections
Collection: WISALTS Collection
Copyright: ©1995 The West Australian
Notes: 1 newspaper clipping
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/55377
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