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Title: Soils of the Ivanhoe West Bank East Kimberley Western Australia / by Noel Schoknecht and Chris Grose.
Author: Grose, C. (Agriculture Western Australia, Perth. Land Management Branch) ; Schoknecht, N. (Agriculture Western Australia, Perth. Land Management Branch) ; Western Australia Agriculture Western Australia Natural Resources Assessment Group.
Series: Resource management technical report , ; 155
Description: 28 p. : ill. , map ; 30 cm. + 1 map.
Subject: Natural resources. ; Flood irrigation. ; Resource management. ; Soil surveys. ; Irrigated farming. ; East Kimberley region (W.A.) ; Ord River Irrigation Area (W.A.) ; Soil. ; Land use planning. ; Soil types. ; Western Australia. ; Ord River region (W.A.)
Notes: 4 tables. Map in pocket inside back cover.
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ISBN/ISSN: 10397205.
Type: Serial
Abstract: (En)
A brief assessment of the soils of 2,064 ha of land on the Ivanhoe West Bank and their suitability for irrigated agriculture was conducted in May-June 1994. Sandy or loamy soils occur on broad levees adjacent to the Ord River, and areas of €black soil' and €red soil' plains occur behind these levees. Some areas of the red soil plain and levees are deeply dissected, and occasional active erosion is evident. A preliminary assessment of the suitability of the map units for flood and spray or trickle irrigati
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