The Invisible Reality of Groundwater Salinity:nMonitoring salt accessions innirrigated lucerne seed production

  • Published: 11 Jan 2007

  • Author(s): Barro, James De

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It can be safely stated that in the quest to understand the impacts of irrigation on groundwater quality there has been the creation of a complex of ‘known unknowns’. This research marks the commencement of detailed monitoring of salt movements in the irrigation water cycle and a critical step towards formulating strategies to improve utilisation of the natural resource.