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Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4

Keywords

Rangelands, Regeneration, Revegetation plants, Site preparation, Soil management, Water harvesting, Water conservation, Western Australia

First Page Number

69

Last Page Number

74

Abstract

Parts of Western Australia's rangelands have been degraded by inappropriately high stocking rates, often associated with large numbers of native or feral animals, poor seasonal plant growth, or the ravages of cyclones, floods or fire. Today, most pastoralists are keen to rehabilitate the degradation of the past, as indicated by the proliferation of Land Conservation Districts (LCDs) throughout the pastoral zones.

There is no 'quick fix' to regenerating the rangelands. It may take many years to achieve the desired result.

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