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

Authors

I R. Barclay

Keywords

Wheat, Plant breeding, Soil acidity, Variety trials

First Page Number

145

Abstract

Wheat varieties with improved tolerance of acid soils cold increase yeilds be perhaps 20 per cent or more over a substantialarea ofWestern Australia's eastern wheatbelt.

Aluminium toxicity is probably the main cause of poor root growth and therefore reduced yields on these soils.

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