Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4

Volume 4, Number 2
February, 1963

Front Matter


Department of Agriculture, Western Australia



A review of agriculture on the Esperance Downs
J L. Shier, T. C. Dunne, and E. N. Fitzpatrick


Chemical sterilisers in the dairy industry
D N. Tulloch and N. Ingleton


Plant specimens for identification
Robert Dunlop Royce

Editor: E.H. Lawson

Cover: This 90 Bushel crop of Avon oats grown on the Esperance Downs gives some idea of the potential of the area. Oast crops are expected to give regular yields of from 35 to 60 bushels an acre. This crop was sown in 1958 - a favourable year - on land orginally sown to pasture in 1953.


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