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Title: The Effect of degradation of phalaris + white clover pasture on soil water regimes of a Brown Chromosol on the Northern Tablelands of NSW, Australia
Contributor(s): McLeod, MK (author); MacLeod, DA (author); Daniel, H  (author)
Publication Date: 2006
DOI: 10.1016/j.agwat.2005.08.006
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/277
Abstract: The soil water regimes of a Brown Chromosol in response to drying and wetting are reported under three pastures types that were grazed all year long. The study was conducted at the Big Ridge 2 site near Armidale, on the Northern Tablelands of New South Wales (NSW) between 1994 and 1998. The three pasture types were degraded pasture (dominated by annual species), a phalaris dominant pasture, and an improved pasture containing phalaris + white clover. This study was conducted to assess the hydrological implications of losing perennial pasture species from the high rainfall (summer dominant) zone of south-eastern Australia. Pasture active rooting depth, water use and extraction during drying periods, and the ability of the soil profile to store water during wet periods were evaluated for each pasture type.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: Agricultural Water Management, 82(3), p. 318-342
Publisher: Elsevier Science B.V.
Place of Publication: Netherlands
ISSN: 0378-3774
Field of Research (FOR): 050305 Soil Physics
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
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