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New research has confirmed that heavy rain results in better moisture penetration into the soil and reduced evaporation when crop stubble is cut relatively high and paddocks are covered by thick mulch... The findings have been achieved by PhD student George Swella, from Tanzania, whose research is being funded by The University of Western Australia (UWA) and the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)... "During very light rainfall, more water will penetrate the soil in systems where there is stubble cut low to about 10cm, combined with bare ground between the rows," Mr Swella said...
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