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Description

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


ISBN

0729-0012

Publication Date

1992

Series Number

4244

Publisher

Department of Agriculture and Food, WA

City

Perth, WA

Keywords

Soil types, Northam region (WA), Western Australia, Soil classification

Disciplines

Agriculture | Earth Sciences | Environmental Sciences | Natural Resources Management and Policy | Soil Science

Comments

Tables, figures, colour images and maps.

Soils of the Northam Advisory District. Volume 1. The zone of ancient drainage

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