Shire of West Arthur

The Shire of West Arthur, located in the State's 'Central South' Region, is 2,850 square kilometres and encompasses the townsites of Darkan, Duranillin and Arthur River. Darkan is the administrative centre for the Shire of West Arthur.

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Years: 2012 to 2012
1 published trials
1 uploaded trial reports
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Amelioration strategies for non-wetting gravel soils in a high rainfall area

Derk Bakker (DAFWA, Albany), Katie Hulse (ex- Shire of West Arthur), Michelle Gooding (Shire of West Arthur), Tim Harrington and Ray Harrington (Cordering)


To trial a range of non-wetting treatments on non-wetting forest gravel soils in the south west, in a high rainfall area, to determine which, if any, will increase water penetration and what soil characteristics have altered as a result of the treatment.

Crop type: Barley 1 trial Soil amelioration Type
Cordering, WA
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