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Trees thrive on salt banks

Piggott, M. (1983) Trees thrive on salt banks. Western Farmer and Grazier, 13 January 1983. p. 12 [Publication] [Special Collections]

Summary

Tambellup farmer, Rod King is successfully growing trees for planting into the farm's interceptor banks. Mr King collects his own seed for growing and sees the trees as a further measure in controlling salinity encroachment. The farm's first interceptor banks were built in 1979 and planting started in 1980.

This article contains a photograph of Rod King standing near an interceptor bank.

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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: ©1983 Western Farmer and Grazier
Notes: 1 newspaper clipping
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/55846
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