PASTURES AND SOILS

Waterlogged saline soils

Problematic saline areas prone to waterlogging could become far more productive thanks to a new annual pasture legume set to be released in time for sowing in 2017. Seednet has a limited quantity of messina (Melilotus siculus) seed, along with a specially-developed rhizobium, available to farmers for planting in the coming season.

Jill Griffiths
Waterlogged saline soils

Department of Agriculture and Food Western Australia (DAFWA) senior research scientist Dr Phil Nichols said messina and its rhizobia were developed by DAFWA and the South Australian Research and Development...

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