During a study tour in New South Wales both inexpensive modifications to existing seeders and state of the art new mechanisms were investigated. Narrow-winged points can readily be fitted to existing tined seeders to immediately reduce water erosion in Western Australia. Press wheels may improve crop establishment, particularly with early sowing in this predominantly winter-rainfall region.
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Modification, Minimum tillage, New South Wales, Soil conservation, Seeder cultivators
Bligh, K J. (1989), Minimal soil disturbance sowing in New South Wales and its relevance to reducing water erosion in Western Australia. Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia, Perth. Report 99.
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