Publication Date

1983

Document Type

Report

DAFWA Collections

Grains and field crops

Abstract

Water use of wheatbelt crop and pasture species Location: 83WH29 - Wongan Hills Research Station, Wongan Hills Abstract. A comprehensive experiment to investigate the productivity and water use of important wheatbelt crop and pasture species was undertaken in 1983. The experiment has provided important information on potential crop and pasture productivity and the role of alternate crop and pasture species in managing groundwater recharge and the development of secondary salinity. Contents 1. Background and industry significance 2. Aims of the experiment 3. Personnel 4. Site characterisation 5. Experimental detail 6. Results i) Meterological data ii) Dry matter, leaf area and grain yield iii) Soil Water iv) Root growth and water extraction v) Infra-red Thermometry

Number of Pages

17

Keywords

Western Australia

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