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Dam salinity compared in South-West pasture work

Burnett, B. (1978) Dam salinity compared in South-West pasture work. The Countryman, 21 December 1978. [Publication] [Special Collections]


Two-page article discusses the concern about the deterioration of the quality of water in the Wellington Dam which has prompted the Department of Agriculture to carry out some trials in the irrigation areas.
The trials and work is being done by Dennis Gillespie of the Plant Research Division and Ross George of the Resource Management Division.
The Public Works Department and Department of Agriculture are working together in providing financial assistance for these trials, the first of which is on the Benger property of Gordon Robinson,
The article explains further the trial details and results of the findings.

This article contains two images, one of Graeme Moore from the Harvey office of the Department of Agriculture; one photograph of Gordon Robinson standing in the trial area.

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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: ©1978 The Countryman
Notes: 1 newspaper clipping
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/57849
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