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SOLUTION 9

Sub-tropical grasses with limited salinity tolerance

 

9.6  Supporting Resources

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Your guide to perennial grasses in the northern agricultural region – available from Grain & Graze project officer Sarah Knight (08) 9928 1658 

WA Department of Agriculture and Food Farmnotes Summer Growing Perennial Grasses in the Central Swan Coastal Plain and Hills Region; 

NSW Department of Primary Industries Factsheet  Matching pasture to livestock enterprises, coastal regions. Sows the growth rate of Kikuyu compared with some selected pastures and forage crops.

David G. Masters, Sharon E. Benes, Hayley C. Norman (2007) Biosaline agriculture for forage and livestock production. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 119 (2007) 234–248 

Saltland Pastures in Australia – a practical guide, by Ed Barrett-Lennard. Download from the AWI, Land Water and Wool, Sustainable Grazing on Saline Lands webpage (4.17Mb).

The National Dryland Salinity Program (NDSP 1993–2003) was the first national attempt to better understand the causes, impacts, costs and management options for preventing and/or overcoming dryland salinity. The final year of the program was dedicated to harvesting the knowledge and making it available to the diverse range of stakeholders through the Managing Dryland Salinity in Australia resource kit.

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