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Soil group defends salinity foil

(1990) Soil group defends salinity foil. The West Australian, 6 September 1990. p. 44 [Publication] [Special Collections]

Summary

WISALTS refute articles published in the 'Journal of Agriculture' claiming that their interceptor banks are ineffective at controlling groundwater and worsen the salinity problems. The criticism of the analysis is that it applied findings from one WISALTS site to the interceptor bank system as a whole. Further, WISALTS President Pam McGregor insists the benefits of the system has been demonstrated in real farming, with landowners reporting an improvement of soil conditions.

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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: ©1990 The West Australian
Notes: 1 newspaper clipping
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/55760
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