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subsoil acidity

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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (West)
Management of subsoil acidity and compaction using a combination of lime, deep ripping and controlled traffic Stephen Davies, Chris Gazey, Breanne Best and David Gartner, Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia.. The management of carbon can easily be promoted within the context of retaining both a profitable and viable farming system... A number of questions remain in relation to carbon offsets in agriculture and many of the opportunities and risks are unknown at this point in time...
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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
Simulations with an Agricultural Production Systems simulator (APSIM) were used to understand the large variation in wheat response commonly observed following subsoil amelioration... A more detailed identification of subsoil constraints can be achieved using spatially dense information from gamma-ray emission and EM38 surveys... Spatial estimates backed by measurements showed that only about a fifth of the paddock needed deep liming...
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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
From an environmental perspective, this project has provided - and will continue to provide - benefits to improving the physical, chemical and biological components of the soil resource... A number of the field trials conducted in this project were implemented using new technology to address subsoil acidity... The project has clearly shown that subsoil acidity and compaction are widespread within the region and trials conducted have demonstrated the range of responses to ameliorating these constraints...
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