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This manual describes the soils of the Department of Agriculture's Northam advisory district. Information is provided on the characteristics of each soil, its capability is discussed and yield estimates for the major land uses are given.
Designed for use by farmers and Department of Agriculture staff, the manual’s primary aims are to:
- Assist with the identification of the advisory district’s soils types
- Match land use with soil quality
- Improve farm productivity and efficiency
- Reduce the incidence of land degradation
Number of Pages
Soil types, Northam region (WA), Western Australia, Soil classification
Agriculture | Earth Sciences | Environmental Sciences | Natural Resources Management and Policy | Soil Science
Lantzke, N C. (1992), Soils of the Northam Advisory District. Volume 1. The zone of ancient drainage. Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia, Perth. Bulletin 4244.
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