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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.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Store  633.390994 LEFR MJ21    AVAILABLE
Physical description vii, 69 p. : 2 maps ; 30 cm.
Series 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: p. 51-69.
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Other author Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (Australia)
Forest and Wood Products Research and Development Corporation (Australia)
Joint Venture Agroforestry Program (Australia)
Land and Water Australia.
Subject Fodder trees -- Australia.
Forage plants -- Australia.
Lead tree -- Australia.
Salt-bush -- Australia.
Tagasaste -- Australia.
Local subject Internet access
ISBN 0642584389