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Salt work should be extended

Rogers, C. (1981) Salt work should be extended. The Countryman, 30 April 1981. [Publication] [Special Collections]


Soils workshop feature discusses better knowledge about water and the way it behaves with different soil types is essential before any understanding of salinity problems and practice soil conservation properly.
Professor Lex Parker from the Department of Soil Science at the University of Western Australia, speaking at a half-day soil conservation workshop organised by the Policy and Research Committee of the National Country Party, placed the emphasis on the need for more research into water shed and storage in different soil types.

This article contains two images, one of Mr. Gordon Garrat of Geraldton, Dr. Dennis Saunders from CSIRO, Mr. Stan Lambert of Calingiri, and Mr, Bruce Whitaker of Duranillin; one image of workshop guest speakers, Mr. Ben Mouritz of Hyden, Mr. Stan Schur from Zimbabwe and Mr. Roger Edmiston from the Forests Department.

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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 The Countryman
Notes: 1 newspaper clipping
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/58306
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