Wheat, Sowing date, Plant water relations, Water use efficiency, Semiarid climate, Western Australia
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One of the objectives of the Department of Agriculture's crop research in the low rainfall, northern wheatbelt is to develop crop varieties and management practices that will make best use of stored water on both sandplain and fine textured soils. Sowing a crop early will improve its water use efficiency and yiel in low rainfall areas.
Delane, R J. and Hamblin, John
"Early sowing of ceral crops in low rainfall areas,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 30
, Article 13.
Available at: https://researchlibrary.agric.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol30/iss1/13