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Publication Date

2005

Series Number

4646

Abstract

This manual provides a complete set of information on the nature, location, occurrence and reasons for waterlogging and how to prevent it. The preventative technology, raised bed farming, is explained in terms of: how and why it works; the practical means of installing and maintaining a bedding system; the cropping practices and machinery adaptations needed to effectively farm raised beds; and, the improved productivity and profitability that result from its adoption. The geographic distribution of water.

Number of Pages

52

ISSN

1448-0352

Keywords

Crop management, Raised beds, South west region (W.A.), Waterlogging, Western Australia, Agricultural machinery, Surface drainage, Crop yield, Soil management.

A Manual for raised bed farming in Western Australia

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