Legume for semiarid clay sois: an update

Gardiner, Christopher, Hannah, Iain, and Kempe, Nick (2013) Legume for semiarid clay sois: an update. Northern Muster, 31. p. 21.

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Abstract

Since writing the article "New pasture legumes for clay soils in dry environments" for the last issue of the Northern Muster some 10,000 ha of Progardes (www.progardes.com.au) has been sown across North, North West and Central Queensland on various land types including: Mitchell Grass Downs; cleared Gidgee/Boree; cleared Blackwood and Brigalow; and Barkly and Gulf land types. Agrimix Pty Ltd and various graziers undertook the planting of Progardes using numerous methods including: aerial seeding into dry native grass (Mitchell grass); aerial seeding into freshly pulled and/or old pulled Gidgee/Boree country; aerial seeding onto a fully cultivated seedbed; aerial seeded onto blade ploughed country,; aerial seeded into burnt country; fully disc cultivated and airseeded; and partially tyne cultivated and airseeded. The results of these various planting methods are pending.

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Date Deposited: 03 Sep 2013 02:37
FoR Codes: 07 AGRICULTURAL AND VETERINARY SCIENCES > 0703 Crop and Pasture Production > 070305 Crop and Pasture Improvement (Selection and Breeding) @ 100%
SEO Codes: 83 ANIMAL PRODUCTION AND ANIMAL PRIMARY PRODUCTS > 8304 Pasture, Browse and Fodder Crops > 830406 Sown Pastures (excl. Lucerne) @ 100%
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