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Australian Zoologist (2014) 31 (2): 396–402.
Published: 17 March 2014
...., 1969. Autoanalyser procedure far organic carbon analysis of 5011. CSIRO Australia Division of Soils. National Soil Fertility Project Circular No. 5. English, P., 1998. Palaeodrainage at U1uru-Katy Tjuta National Park and implications for water resources, Rangel. J., 24: 255-74. Palaeodrainage...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.7882/RZSNSW.1991.020
EISBN: 0-9599951-5-3
... forest uses that are not, or do not appear to be, sustainable in the long term should be minimized or stopped. These include extensive forest clearing and the logging of old-growth forests on fertile soils. At the same time, it is essential to quantitatively evaluate and upgrade the existing conservation...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (1): 22–36.
Published: 04 October 2011
... selected to ensure approximately similar climate conditions, geology (i.e. Jurassic dolerite) and soil fertility (i.e. soil fertility index ranging from 4.8 7.7, as Nix et al. 1992). At each survey location, up to four sites were haphazardly selected from the available topographic positions (ridge top...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 27 (1-2): 1–13.
Published: 17 March 2014
... are present in large numbers and are there permanently, it may be assumed that the site has suitable habitat (Gordon 1988). A description of prime koala habitat in terms of individual preferred tree species is proposed by Cork et al. (1988) as inadequate because of the influence of soil fertility and other...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 38 (3): 272–280.
Published: 01 June 2017
... 1997) to >8/ha in north-eastern Victoria (Downes quoted by Martin and Handasyde 1999). However, densities can change over time (Sullivan et al. 2004) under the effect of changes in various limiting factors such as fire, drought, soil fertility and disease (Melzer et al. 2000). If all populations were...
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Australian Zoologist (2004) 32 (4): 597–604.
Published: 01 December 2004
... burrowing frog, however on a coarse scale, no relationship has been demonstrated between soil type or geology and the species distribution (Gillespie 1997). The species has been recorded from clays, siliceous sands, earthy sands, Quaternary sands, gleyed podzolic soils, fertile volcanic soils and yellow...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 449–466.
Published: 17 March 2014
... in the region occupy the hilly locations that were unattractive for conversion to agricultural land uses because of steeper slopes and relatively low soil fertility, and the greater frequency of snow falls or heavy frosts (Table 1). Many of the most fertile, mid elevation and lower gradient areas of state...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (4): 519–529.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of the study area are described elsewhere (Heatwole and Simpson 1986; Heatwole et al. 1995, 2003). The area traversed is a patchwork of three main bedrock types giving rise to soils of varying fertility: basalt (richest), granite (poorest), and metasediments ( trap with fertile Quaternary alluvium...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 261–264.
Published: 17 March 2014
... northern tropical savannas. The former straddles the Great Dividing Range shares a boundary to the east with the latter. The Desert Uplands is semi-arid, dominated by sandstone ranges and sand plains with soils of mostly poor structure and fertility comprising open Acacia and Eucalypt woodlands, ephemeral...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 214–227.
Published: 01 January 2018
... shared a desire to win wealth from the land agriculturalists through sustainable food production and foresters through a sustainable timber industry (Moore 1993). Mitchell referred to producing wealth from the soil (Bolton 1992) and surveyor general Roe called the prime jarrah forests the most...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (1): 40–74.
Published: 02 June 2014
... enterprises across this landscape. It represents a shift in the balance between organic carbon stored above and below ground with the dominant above ground biomass being removed from the carbon cycle. The loss of organic matter in the soil is also implicated in the loss of soil fertility and structure...
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Australian Zoologist (2017) 39 (1): 127–145.
Published: 01 December 2017
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (3): 369–378.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Blake, E. 1996. The terrrible trouble with rabbit calicivirus. The Age 24 October, p. C1. Breckwoldt, R. 1988. The Dirt Doctors: a Jubilee History of the Soil Conservation Service of New South Wales. Sydney: Soil Conservation Service of New South Wales. The Dirt Doctors: a Jubilee History...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 02 February 2021
... referred to as Site 1, 2 and 3 (Figure 1 Site 1 and 2 were on a continuous basalt floodplain of Blue gum Eucalyptus tereticornis and Gum-topped box Eucalyptus moluccana dominated dry sclerophyll forest. Site 3 was more floristically diverse, with some lower fertility, free draining granite derived soils...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 12 July 2021
... species was recorded along with and Nowra sandstones, the rolling hills are Cambewarra the detection method (heard or seen). This provided a latites, which form deep and fertile soil (Hazelton 1993). count of species richness, abundance (total detected) and The steep slopes, below the escarpment, have...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 29 (3-4): 217–223.
Published: 17 March 2014
... not give a functional view of the natural ecosystemic services we tend to take for granted like air and water quality, soil fertility, natural pest control, and exploitable resources. Therefore, as an ecologist, I want an EIS to tell me what is going on in that ecosystem, not merely what...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 446–461.
Published: 17 March 2014
... landscapes are a legacy of European settlement, when native ecosystems were rapidly cleared for agriculture and grazing with no consideration of their ecological values (e.g. Hobbs and Hopkins 1990; Knott et al. 1998). In southern Queensland, fertile coastal landscapes were the first to be transformed...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 257–260.
Published: 17 March 2014
... with the Mitchell Grass Downs to the west (Fig. 1). The climate is semi-arid, dominated by sandstone ranges and sand plains with soils of mostly poor structure and fertility and comprising of open Acacia and Eucalypt woodlands, ephemeral lake and dune systems and hummock and tussock grasslands (Sattler and Williams...
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 58–59.
Published: 01 June 1990
... Resources Management Series No.4. Wildlife conservation in Australia: an inland view S. R. Morton CSIRO Division of Wildlife and Ecology, P.O. Box 2111, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0871 The interior of Australia is a land of soil deficiencies. If it isn't lack of nutrients that dominates biological...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (4): 535–540.
Published: 01 September 2015
... of the current survey and illustrates the relatively narrow habitat corridor for the species especially in the Bargo area. Our survey results generally concur with previous studies that the species is highly associated with the upper catchments, low-fertility sandy soils, woodland and open forest...