Oil mallees are being planted in Western Australian wheatbelt farms with the expectation that they will reduce land salination by lowering watertables as well as providing income from combinations of eucalyptus oil distillation, power generation, activated carbon production and carbon sequestration in the future.
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Hydrogeology, Economic analysis, Salt land, Salinity, Agroforestry, Groundwater, Esperance region (WA), Western Australia, Oil mallee
Simons, J A, Taylor, P, Bennett, D L, and Western Australia. Department of Conservation and Land Management. (2005), Gibson oil mallee study : drill completion and preliminary hydrogeological interpretation report. Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia, Perth. Report 296.
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