Soil Quality ebook series

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A digital soil quality book series digs up soil information and data from across Western Australia, providing real world context to some of the science underpinning management of soils, making the ebook accessible to everyone from farmers to agricultural professionals, researchers, and students.

Soil Quality ebook series

The Soil Quality ebook series is a pioneering project that presents current knowledge and information on the management of Western Australian agricultural soil using the latest in multimedia technology.

The series, available for free from Apple Books, is published by SoilsWest - an alliance between the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) and Western Australian universities.

Murdoch University is the headquarters of SoilsWest, which was previously at the University of Western Australia.

The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) is supporting the Soil Quality ebook project, which will comprise 10 books. To date, seven of the 10 publications have been published.

Experts from a range of organisations, and farmers, contributed their knowledge, best practice techniques and stories to the ebooks. The publications bring together soil science and its practical application, harnessing years of soil research, as well as first-hand accounts from landholders about their experience with soil management in Western Australia.

The Soil Quality ebook series of digital publications is available for free by downloading on iPad, iPhone, or Mac computer from Apple Books.

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