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Author Lefroy, E. C. (Edward C.)

Title Forage trees and shrubs in Australia : their current use and future potential : a report for the RIRDC/L&W Australia/FWPRDC Joint Venture Agroforestry Program / by EC Lefroy
Published Barton, A.C.T. : RIRDC, 2002


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 W'PONDS  633.390994 Lef/Fta  AVAILABLE
Description vii, 69 pages : 2 maps ; 30 cm
Series RIRDC project ; no. UWA-53A
RIRDC publication ; no. 02/039
RIRDC project ; no. UWA-53A
RIRDC publication ; no. 02/039
Notes "Shaping the future" --Cover
"May 2002"
"With support from the Natural Heritage Trust, Murray Darling Basin Commission, the Grains R&D Corporation and the Australian Greenhouse Office."--Cover
"This report describes the extent and distribution of Eucalyptus globulus, Pinus pinaster and Pinus radiata roots in the soil of agricultural land adjacent to tree lines. The influence of soil type and root pruning on root morphology is discussed."--Foreword
"Supported by the Natural Heritage Trust"
"This study found that there are currently some 200 000 ha of cultivate forage trees and shrubs in Australia. The vast majority of this area is planted to three species, Leucaena (Leucaena leucocephala), Tagasaste (Chamaecytisus proliferus) and Saltbush (Atriplex spp.)"--Executive summary
Bibliography References: pages 51-69
Notes Also available online in PDF format at:
Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation 2002
Subject Fodder trees -- Australia.
Forage plants -- Australia.
Lead tree -- Australia.
Salt-bush -- Australia.
Tagasaste -- Australia.
Author Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation.
Forest & Wood Products Research & Development Corporation.
RIRDC/L & W Australia/FWPRDC Joint Venture Agroforestry Program.
Land & Water Australia.
ISBN 0642584389