The Invisible Reality of Groundwater Salinity: Monitoring salt accessions in irrigated lucerne seed production

34 pages
Code:
06-053
Published:
11 Jan 2007
Author(s):
James De Barro
Contributor(s):
ISBN:
1-74151-316-2
It can be safely stated that in the quest to understand the impacts of irrigation on groundwater quality there has been the creation of a complex of ‘known unknowns’. This research marks the commencement of detailed monitoring of salt movements in the irrigation water cycle and a critical step towards formulating strategies to improve utilisation of the natural resource.