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New Perennial Legumes for Sustainable Agriculture

By: Sarita Jane Bennett

224 pages, Illus

University of Western Australia Press

Paperback | Oct 2003 | #142949 | ISBN: 1920694064
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About this book

The farming systems of Southern Australia currently rely on annual legume-based pastures to provide nitrogen for the following crop, particularly wheat. With rising salinity and acidity, it is acknowledged that such a system is unsustainable, and should yield tor a system that uses more water, such as a more perennial based system. This book gives a comprehensive review of current knowledge of perennial legumes for Mediterranean areas.

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