Other Resources


Reference :
Soils and their management
Agency:
New South Wales Department of Primary Industries - Tocal
Contact :
Tocal College, CB Alexander Campus, Paterson, NSW, 2421
02 4939 8862
www.dpi.nsw.gov.au
Format:
Book         Cost: Yes    Publishing Date: 2005 
Comment:
Chapters include; soils and their properties, soil on your property, soil management, examining soil profiles, case studies and how to improve soil structure.
Website:

http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/aboutus/
resources/bookshop/soils-book

     

 


Reference:
Introduction to Urban Salinity
Indicators of Urban Salinity
Building in a Saline Environment
Salinity Indicator Plants
Agency:
New South Wales Office of Environment and Heritage
Contact :

PO Box A290, Sydney South, NSW, 1232
1300 361 967
info@environment.nsw.gov.au

Format:
Brochure / PDF        Publishing Date: 2006  
ISBN: 0 7347 5799 9
Comment:
The series outlines the sources of water and salt and reactions with building materials, indicators of urban salinity, measuring urban salinity, preventing salt moving into buildings and avoiding the damage of urban salinity.
 
Download:

Introduction to Urban Salinity (PDF 1.7MB)
Indicators of Urban Salinity (PDF 1.7MB)
Building in a Saline Environment (PDF 2.5MB)
Salinity Indicator Plants (PDF 1.7MB)
 

Website:

http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/
salinity/solutions/urban.htm


 
  
   
NSW Department of Primary Industries
Hunter-Central Rivers Catchment Management Authority
NSW Office of Environment and Heritage
Local Council
 
 

 


Reference :
Soil management for commercial vegetables and small crops
Soil management in orchards
Agency:
New South Wales Department of Primary Industries - Agriculture
Contact:
Locked Bag 21, Orange, NSW, 2800
02 6391 3100
www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/agriculture
Format:
PDF       Cost: No  Publishing Date: 2004        
Comment:
Provide information aimed at maintaining sustainable production in commercial vegetable and small crops, and orchards by protecting soil from the problems of erosion, compaction, acidity and nutrient decline.
 
Download:

Soil management for commercial vegetables
and small crops
(PDF 404KB)

Soil management in orchards (PDF 351KB)
 

Website:

http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/agriculture/resources/
soils/guides/publications/vegetables

http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/agriculture/resources/
soils/guides/publications/orchards

 


Reference :
Reducing soil erosion with compost materials - Organics Factsheet
Agency:
New South Wales Recycled Organics Unit
Contact :
PO Box 6269 University of NSW Sydney 1466
ph 02 90112176
Format:
PDF                           Publishing Date: 2002
Comment:
Discusses the benefits of using compost materials to maintain soil health and reduce erosion.
 
Download:
 
Reducing soil erosion with compost materials (PDF 189KB)
Website:

http://www.recycledorganics.com/infosheets/
lca/facts/FS3_soilerosion.pdf

 

 


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