brigalow


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brigalow

(ˈbrɪɡələʊ)
n
(Plants)
a. any of various acacia trees
b. (as modifier): brigalow country.
[C19: from a native Australian language]
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Project Description : The project will involve widening and strengthening works, incuding construction of three overtaking lanes, on the Warrego Highway between Brigalow and Chinchilla.
In Queensland, up to nine coal projects were proposed in the Desert uplands and Brigalow belt bioregions, areas the mining industry and government have preferred to refer to using a geological name, the Galilee Basin.
Vegetation varies accordingly, with brigalow (Acacia harpophylla) and belah (Casuarina cristata) dominant on the Vertosols and poplar box (Eucalyptus populnea), mulga (Acacia aneura) and forest gum (Eucalyptus intertexta) common on the Kandosols and Tenosols.
ecologically-degraded agricultural landscape in the Brigalow Belt of
Collard S J, Zammit C (2006) Effects of land-use intensification on soil carbon and ecosystem services in Brigalow (Acacia harpophylla) landscapes of southeast Queensland, Australia.
Well, then you must crack a stockwhip without cutting your eyes out--ride full tilt through the brigalow scrub--to head a mob of cattle going down a mountain as if the devil kicked 'em endways--to shoe horses--cut hair--bake a damper--sleep in your clothes--wash 'em--build a hut--draw teeth--
The Premier of Queensland: Joh Bjelke-Petersen, Lutheran peanut farmer who lived in a shed for years and invented a way of clearing the brigalow scrub, governs Queensland with 25% of the vote and a strange idea of the process of government.
The Northwest Slopes floristic zone corresponds closely to the Brigalow Belt Biogeographic Region which stretches through Queensland and northern New South Wales, and in which subtropical and temperate dry rainforest is relatively well preserved (Thackway and Cresswell 1995).
Internal water balance of brigalow (Acacia harpophylla F.
Native P levels in Vertosols carrying native brigalow vegetation in Queensland were 60mg/kg of plant-available P, 2-3-fold those of our controls, and 560mg/kg of total P (Dalai 1997).
The work of Brook (1998), Colquhoun (1997) and Vereijken, van Gelder, & Baars (1997) provided a foundation for the first likely application of Goethe's approach in an Australian landscape ecology study, in the Brigalow Belt, Queensland.