Gypsum boosts barley on saline soils

By Shannon Beattie
April 23 2021 - 6:00am
DPIRD principal soil scientist Ed Barrett-Lennard, with research scientist Rushna Munir and technical officer Zia Hoque at the trial site in Merredin.

THE application of incredibly low rates of gypsum on soils affected by transient salinity could increase barley yields by up to 28 per cent, according to data from a trial being run by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) at the Merredin Research Station.

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