'Ground up' approach key in arid zones

Claire Harris
By Claire Harris
Updated July 4 2022 - 1:43pm, first published January 15 2022 - 5:04am
FIRST STEP: Succession Ecology director Glenn Christie, Adelaide, said an active soil filled with "critters", such as bees and wasps, was the best place to start when attempting to improve soils and therefore carrying capacity.

Revegetating land is commonly used as a method to revitalise soils and subsequently improve carrying capacity, but Succession Ecology director Glenn Christie said a 'ground up' approach was a better choice for arid areas.

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Claire Harris

Claire Harris

Journalist

Journalist at Stock Journal. Hailing from South East Queensland, Claire moved to SA at the start of 2019. She is passionate about agriculture, cooking, sport, and line dancing, and loves a good long road trip.

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