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Publication Date

1989

Series Number

4150

Abstract

Strong easterly and south-westerly winds are a feature of the Swan Coastal Plain and we receive frequent inquiries about which tree species are suitable for planting as windbreaks. When selecting trees for windbreaks you must match the species to the various soil types which occur along the Coastal Plain. The mature height of the tree is also an important consideration in good windbreak design. This Bulletin lists species which are suitable for windbreaks in descending order of mature height and indicates the soil type(s) on which they should be planted.

Number of Pages

18

ISSN

0729-0012

Keywords

Windbreaks, Soil types, Crops, Foliage, Swan coastal plain, Western Australia

Disciplines

Agronomy and Crop Sciences | Soil Science

Trees for windbreaks on swan coastal plain farms

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