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Device probes soils salinity

(1981) Device probes soils salinity. Western Farmer and Grazier, 21 May 1981. [Publication] [Special Collections]

Summary

Science and Technology Minister David Thompson announced a mineral exploration device, developed by CSIRO, will soon be in use throughout Australia. The device measures the electrical conductivity of the ground through a soil salinity meter and will give early warning of salinity hazards. Being portable and easy to operate will mean broad-scale regional surveys of soil salinity can now be carried out.

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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: ©1981 Western Farmer and Grazier
Notes: 1 newspaper clipping
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/56921
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