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An inadequate distribution of watering points in our pastoral lands, particularly in the saltbush/bluebush pasture, has caused localisized land degradation close to waters and reduced animal productivity (particularly in stressful times). From experimentation and observation, some generalised recommendations for water supply distribution in pastoral areas can be made.
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Western Australia, Rangelands, Land Management, Livestock Management
Agriculture | Water Resource Management
Burnside, D, Williams, A, and Curry, P. (1990), Spacing water points in the southern pastoral areas of Western Australia. Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia, Perth. Bulletin 4162.