Special Collections at Murdoch University

Special Collections at Murdoch University

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Tree clones to fight salt

(1983) Tree clones to fight salt. Western Farmer and Grazier, 15 September 1983. p. 14 [Publication] [Special Collections]


Research work involving the cloning of tree could solve one of Australian agriculture's most serious and costly problems. In a bid to stem the encroachment of salinity on farmland, the environmental division of Alcoa is furthering research pioneered by CSIRO scientists aimed at commercially reproducing salt-resistant trees.

This article contains two images: a nursery worker examining a tissue culture solution; and a petri dish sample.

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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/56349
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