Publication Date

1987

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Grains and field crops

Series Number

74

Abstract

The water-holding capacity of these soils, and their location in a low rainfall area combine to make them marginal for producing grain. In contrast to sowing wheat on ley pasture, mechanically fallowing the year before planting markedly improved grain yields by 1.3 to 4 times.

Number of Pages

17

Keywords

Yields, Wheat, Salmon Gums (WA), Sowing date, Sowing rates, Cropping systems, Barley

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