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Soil characterisation and water use in Australian apple orchards


Hardie, M and Swarts, N, Soil characterisation and water use in Australian apple orchards, Australian Fruit Grower, Apple and Pear Australia Ltd, Australia, 13, Spring, pp. 54-55. (2019) [Magazine Article]

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Despite the economic importance of the Australian apple industry, little is known about the condition, characteristics and properties of Australian apple growing soils.

This study, as part of the apple and pear levy-funded PIPS II Nitrogen fertigation project (AP14023), aimed to determine the physical and chemical attributes of typical apple-growing soils in four regions.

Item Details

Item Type:Magazine Article
Keywords:apples, soils, water, irrigation
Research Division:Agricultural, Veterinary and Food Sciences
Research Group:Horticultural production
Research Field:Horticultural crop growth and development
Objective Division:Plant Production and Plant Primary Products
Objective Group:Horticultural crops
Objective Field:Pome fruit, pip fruit
UTAS Author:Hardie, M (Mr Marcus Hardie)
UTAS Author:Swarts, N (Dr Nigel Swarts)
ID Code:134990
Year Published:2019
Deposited By:TIA - Research Institute
Deposited On:2019-09-18
Last Modified:2019-10-10

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