South west region (WA), Soil salinity, Catchment hydrology, Water use efficiency, Williams region (WA), Kojonup region (WA), Eucalyptus globulus, Agroforestry, Tree planting, Salinity, Groundwater, Watersheds, Dinninup region (WA), Hydrogeology, Watershed management, Water use, Frankland region (WA), Darkan region (WA), Revegetation, Western Australia
The south-western Woolbelt receives annual rainfall between 500-700 mm with long dry summers and cool wet winters. The dominant land use is grazing of Merino sheep for wool productiion, with smaller areas (5-15%) of cropping. All of the catchments selected were affected by salinity, but the extent and severity varied. In all catchments the location of the major expression of salinity was the valley floor.
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Smith, A D, George, R J, Scott, P R, Bennett, D L, Rippon, R J, Orr, G J, and Tille, P J. (1998), Results of investigations into the groundwater response and productivity of high water use agricultural systems 1990-1997 : 6. Summary of all sites. Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia. Report 179.
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