Many farms today still contain areas of natural bush, yet there is little knowledge about the condition and value of this bush. There is also a wider interest by farmers in this bush because of its perceived value in assisting to combat on-farm salinity, and for diverse other reasons. As a response to the general interest by farmers and others in on-farm bush, a key, produced for use in a remnant vegetation survey of the southern wheatbelt (Mollemans,1992), and which may be used to assess the value of on-farm bush, is being reproduced here.
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Ecosystems, Classification, Vegetation, Western Australia, Wheatbelt region (W.A.), Western Australia
Mollemans, F. (1993), A simplified key for assessing the ecological significance of on-farm bush remnants in the wheatbelt. Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia, Perth. Report 20/93.