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Water picture emerges from jigsaw project

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The Agronomy Jigsaw project in the Esperance region could help growers who are grappling with appropriate water use for different soil types... "Techniques used in these surveys - electromagnetic induction and gamma radiometrics - can tell us about underlying soil properties, which can help us predict the amount of water available to plants in the soil. ".. The project has a number of field trials using soil ameliorants, such as gypsum and lime, to increase plant-available water and potentially improve water use efficiency," he says...