Imbalance water-use in farming systems: the potential for bamboo

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dc.contributor.author Yunusa, Isa en_US
dc.contributor.author De Silva, Daniel en_US
dc.contributor.author Odeh, Inakwu en_US
dc.contributor.author Eamus, Derek en_US
dc.contributor.editor Ridley A; Feikema P; Bennett S; Rogers MJ; Wilkinson R; Hirth J en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-05-18T06:50:03Z
dc.date.available 2010-05-18T06:50:03Z
dc.date.issued 2004 en_US
dc.identifier 2004000428 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Yunusa Isa et al. 2004, 'Imbalance water-use in farming systems: the potential for bamboo', CRC Dryland Salinity, Bendigo, Australia, pp. 1-5. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0-646-43825-5 en_US
dc.identifier.other E1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/7117
dc.description.abstract Currently there are few perennials that can maintian all-season water-use and provide ongoing economic benefit in dryland cropping systems. The effectiveness of lucerne in clayey soils and in high rainfall environments has been inconsistent, while the economic potential of native woody species is still uncertain. We suggest in this short discussion the need to explore the use of suitable bamboo species for their rapid growth rates and, hence, water requirement, as well as for their economic benefits. Furthermore, from their morphology we expect bamboos to have a greater capability to open-up dence subsoils to benefit other crops in rotations than the herbaceous species. Out limited undertsnading of the physiology of bamboos is recognised as a major knowledge-gap. en_US
dc.publisher CRC Dryland Salinity en_US
dc.title Imbalance water-use in farming systems: the potential for bamboo en_US
dc.parent Salinity Solutions Conference en_US
dc.journal.volume en_US
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation Bendigo, Australia en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 1 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 5 en_US
dc.cauo.name DVCRch.Institute for Water & Environmental Resource Mgmnt en_US
dc.conference en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.conference.location Bendigo, Australia en_US
dc.for 090508 en_US
dc.personcode 030005 en_US
dc.personcode 011095 en_US
dc.personcode 0000022194 en_US
dc.personcode 000006 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Water Quality Engineering en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.custom Salinity Solutions Working with Science en_US
dc.date.activity 20040802 en_US
dc.location.activity Bendigo, Australia en_US
dc.description.keywords soil-water, degraded soils, primer-plants, crop rotation en_US
dc.staffid 000006 en_US


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