This report describes the soils, hydrology, natural vegetation and farming systems of the West Mortlock catchment and provides information on the threats to agriculture, infrastructure and natural resources caused by land degradation. West Mortlock covers over 700,000 hectares in the central wheatbelt. Rapid Catchment Appraisal aims to document salinity risk and management options by addressing all threats to the natural resource base, rather than isolating salinity as a separate issue.
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West Mortlock region (WA), Farming systems, Salinity, Vegetation, Remnant vegetation, Watersheds, Agricultural production, Western Australia, Mortlock River (WA), Hydrology, Avon River (WA), Watershed management, Climate, Soil
Cummins, D G. (2003), West Mortlock catchment appraisal 2002. Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, Western Australia, Perth. Report 239.
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