This report documents results of research carried out within the Donnybrook area, Western Australia, to determine appropriate management for shallow groundwater system responsible for waterlogging of horticultural crops. On one irrigated and previously waterlogged orchard block an assessment is made of the role that subsurface water control had on fruit production and soil water conditions. The report focuses on environmental aspects.
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Environmental impact, Donnybrook region (WA), Apples, Drainage, Salinity, Groundwater, Horticultural crops, Western Australia, Waterlogging, Subsurface drainage, Orchards
Bennett, D L, and George, R J. (2002), Environmental impacts and production effects of subsurface drainage at an intensive apple orchard near Donnybrook, WA. Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia, Perth. Report 228.
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