Authors

H L. Jones

Publication Date

1-4-2001

Series Number

196

Abstract

The overall program objectives were: rehabilitation of degraded areas on the Esperance Downs Research Station to be demonstrated to restore agricultural productivity. Specific degradation issues addressed were salinity, waterlogging and wind erosion. The second objective was the demonstration of sustainable agricultural systems at a farm scale which either slow, halt or reverse land degradation while being profitable. Specific strategies adopted to reclaim land included surface drainage, tree planting,

Keywords

Pastures, Drainage, Reclamation, Revegetation, Salinity, Rehabilitation, Groundwater, Esperance region (WA), Farm planning, Western Australia, Hydrology, Waterlogging, Economic analysis, Perennial habit, Esperance Downs Research Station, Wind erosion

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