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Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4

Authors

C V. Malcolm

Keywords

Saline soils, Reclamation, Revegetation

First Page Number

127

Last Page Number

133

Abstract

Saltland can be conveniently divided into three main types on the basis of cause. Within each type their is great variation, and the types may merge or overlap.

The three aims of a saltland treatment programme are; reduce the groundwater levels or seepage flows as much as possible,reduce the capillary action which brings salt to the surface, and to revegetate the soils with the most useful plants that can survive.

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