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This manual provides a complete set of information on the nature, location, occurrence and reasons for waterlogging and how to prevent it. The preventative technology, raised bed farming, is explained in terms of: how and why it works; the practical means of installing and maintaining a bedding system; the cropping practices and machinery adaptations needed to effectively farm raised beds; and, the improved productivity and profitability that result from its adoption. The geographic distribution of water.
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Crop management, Raised beds, South west region (W.A.), Waterlogging, Western Australia, Agricultural machinery, Surface drainage, Crop yield, Soil management.
Bakker, D, Houlbrooke, D, Hamilton, G, and Spann, C. (2005), A Manual for raised bed farming in Western Australia. Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, Western Australia, Perth. Bulletin 4646.