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Title: Soil and Land Suitability Assessment for Irrigated Agriculture on part of Beswick Aboriginal Land Trust
Alternative Title: Agricultural Land Suitability Series - Report 13
Author: McGrath, N
Andrews, K
metadata.ebooks.dc.contributor.corpauthor: Northern Territory. Department of Environment and Natural Resources
Alternative Title: Agricultural Land Suitability Series - Report 13
Editor: Hill, J. V.
Edition: 1
Publication location: Darwin
Publisher: Rangelands Division, Department of Environment and Natural Resources
Publication date: 2019-02-26
Notes: Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).
Description / Abstract: This report describes findings from a soil and land suitability investigation undertaken during 2017-2018 to assess irrigated agricultural potential on Aboriginal lands in the Beswick area, south of Katherine. The soil investigation specifically targeted landscapes within the Beswick Aboriginal Land Trust area where commercially viable groundwater resources, adequate road access and deep well-drained soils were likely. The investigation covers an area of 1 160 ha, and has identified 265 ha of versatile land suited to a range of irrigated agricultural cropping options.
Physical Description: x 115 pages : colour illustrations, maps ; 30 cm.
ISBN: 9781743501900
Series: Agricultural Land Suitability Series, Report 13.
DENR Technical Report 16/2018
Language: English
Subject: Land Suitability Assessment
Irrigated Agriculture
Land Units
Soil Survey
Soils
Land Capability for Agriculture
Subject Location: NT Portion 1636, Beswick Aboriginal Land Trust
South of Katherine
Citation address: http://hdl.handle.net/10070/306479
Copyright owner: Northern Territory Government
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