[Canberra], A.C.T. : CSIRO Australia, Division of Forestry, 1995.
Book — 1 online resource (72 pages) : illustrations, maps
Cover; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments;
Chapter 1 Principles of Tree Growing on Salt-Affected Land; Australia-Wide Perspective; Lowering Water Tables with Trees; Trees in Discharge Locations; Classification of Soil Salinity and Sodicity; Salt and Trees; Waterlogging and Trees; Sodic Soils and Trees; Tree Growth on Salt-Affected Land; Establishing Trees on Salt-Affected Land; Dealing with Insect Pests; Tree Products; References; Further Reading;
Chapter 2 Species Descriptions; General; Notes for Species Descriptions; References; References Consulted for Species Descriptions; List of Species.
This volume describes a range of species suitable for saline soils. It covers issues such as: how trees deal with saline soil, their susceptibility to insect pests, where to plant trees and how best to establish them. It provides detailed decriptions of 30 species and summary descriptions of 30 other species. Each detailed species description contains information on botanical features, growth characteristics, preferred soils and climates, and known as well as potential uses. Maps of the distribution and estimated climatic range for each species are also given. Summary descriptions cover these areas in less detail. (source: Nielsen Book Data)