Legumes, Rhizobium, Seed inoculation, Marginal land, Western Australia
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VAST areas of new light land being developed in Western Australia are deficient in trace elements such as copper, zinc and molybdenum as well as in phosphorus.
These fertilisers are known to be damaging to the rhizobial bacteria inoculated on the seed unless they are protected by lime pelleting.
Goss, O M. and Shipton, W. A.
"Nodulation of legumes on new light land. 2. Protection of rhizobia from the toxic action of superphosphate and trace elements,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 6
, Article 9.
Available at: https://researchlibrary.agric.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol6/iss10/9