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

Keywords

Soil compaction, Soil structure, Wheat, Trifolium subterraneum, Roots, Growth

First Page Number

16

Last Page Number

17

Abstract

When farm vehicles travel over moist soils they can create hardpans which can marledly reduce crop and pasture yields.

Research at Wongan Hills Research Station has shown that plant growth and nutrient uptake were affected for at least eight years after the original workings caused the hardpan.

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