Publication Date

6-2005

Series Number

187

Abstract

In the Eastern Wheatbelt of Western Australia, there are seven major soil groups (acid sands, good soilplain soils, gravelly sands, duplex soils, medium-heavy soils, heavy non-friable soils and heavy friable soils. This report considers the ability of various soils to store or retain water in an attempt to partially determine the yield potential of crops.

Number of Pages

48

Keywords

Soil water, Eastern wheatbelt region (WA), Soil chemical properties, Western Australia, Profiles, Merredin region (WA), Soil properties, Soil, Soil classification, Land use, Soil physical properties

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