The Camballin Irrigation Area was the first large scale rice growing area in Western Australia. It was hoped Camballin would develop into a highly productive irrigation area. The Department of Agriculture was directly involved in the area between 1958 and 1970. The report summarizes the research carried out during the period which paralleled the commercial operation. The trials were designed to solve the specific cropping problems encountered over the period.
North West region (WA), Camballin (WA), Tropics, Cropping systems, Agricultural research, Irrigated farming, Pastures, Irrigation, Forage, Rice, Western Australia, Sorghum
Yuhun, P. (1985), Camballin irrigation area : a summary of cropping and pasture studies 1958-1970. Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, Western Australia, Perth. Report 46.
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