Use of PAM in Australian irrigated agriculture
Sivapalan, Siva (2002) Use of PAM in Australian irrigated agriculture. The Australian Cottongrower, 23(4), pp. 77-78.
In many countries using polyacrylamides PAM as a soil conditioner has increased in recent years, particularly since the introduction of new generation, more cost effective products. Using these products on-farm has become more economically feasible because of their low application rates. They also have important environment, soil conservation and irrigation efficiency benefits.
This article summarises the important findings from a series of experiments conducted over a five year period.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Polyacrylamides, hardsetting soils, water retention, turbidity|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES (050000) > SOIL SCIENCES (050300) > Soil Chemistry (excl. Carbon Sequestration Science) (050304)|
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > AGRICULTURAL AND VETERINARY SCIENCES (070000) > CROP AND PASTURE PRODUCTION (070300) > Agronomy (070302)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES (050000) > SOIL SCIENCES (050300) > Soil Physics (050305)
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2002 (please consult author)|
|Deposited On:||17 Nov 2005|
|Last Modified:||09 Jun 2010 22:28|
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