Salting and soil reclamation

Australia, 1952

Film
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Explains how the salt concentration in arid soils can be built up due to over-irrigation and removal of overgrowth; how salting can be prevented in irrigation areas by controlled irrigation and how, when salting does occur, the land can be used for pastures or reclaimed and brought back to full production by tile drainage.

Credits

director
production company

CSIRO

Duration

00:21:20:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1952

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

28168

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agricultural productivity

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agriculture

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agriculture - Australia

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agriculture - Environmental aspects

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Irrigation farming - Australia

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Salinity - Australia

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Salt

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Soil degradation

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Soils, Salts in

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Agriculture - Environmental aspects

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Land degradation

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Land use

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Salinity - Australia

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Salt

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Soil conservation

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Soil degradation

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Soils, Salts in

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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