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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Clay and spading helps rebuild non-wetting soils.. On 19 July 2010, after about 78mm of rain, the nil treatment (Figure 1) had a lower plant density and went on to yield 0.66t/ha, while the 260t/ha of clay incorporated by spading plot (Figure 2) had a high plant density and went on to yield 1.41t/ha... In 2010 Trevor had electromagnetic surveys (EM38), gamma-ray spectrometry (radiometrics) and deep soil analysis done for measuring and mapping the depth to clay and he used these maps in 2011 to strictly apply clay only where it was needed...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Western Australian grain growers intending to apply clay to paddocks in coming months can access the latest information about claying techniques from an online resource... All claying techniques ameliorate the soil by increasing the clay content in the topsoil and the effect generally lasts for about 10 years... Log in or register to leave a comment...
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