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

Issue cover

Editor: E. H. Lawson

Cover picture: This month’s cover show the spectacular results of aerial topdressing and seeding of timbered hill slopes on the Department of Agriculture’s Wokalup Research Station. The area was first top-dressed and seeded (with 10 lb an acre of Mt Barker subterranean clover) from the air in 1961. Fertiliser used was a bag to the acre of copper-zinc super phosphate. The hillslopes have been steadily grazed since, and under the influence of fertiliser and grazing the scrub has gradually been replaced by productive sub-clover pastures. The original timber remains..


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