This report describes the standard method for attributing and evaluating conventional land resource survey maps in the south-west agriculture region of Western Australia so that strategic decisions about the management, development and conservation of land resources can be based on the best information available. The standards described are similar to the land suitability assessment (stage one of the two stage) methods described by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO, 1976, 1983).
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Western Australia, Land evaluation, Land capability, South west region (WA), Soil surveys, Land use, Soil-landscape, Mapping, Western Australia
van Gool, D, Tille, P J, and Moore, G A. (2005), Land evaluation standards for land resource mapping : assessing land qualities and determining land capability in south-western Australia. Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia, Perth. Report 298.
Resource Management Technical Report 298 Land evaluation standards Part 2.pdf (661 kB)
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