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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We thank you H Pauli, J Rosser, A Webb, P Lawrence, R Bryant, A Dowling, H Hunter, N Cocaris, J Kalnins, R Scarborough, R Puschmann, R Gillespie, D Sinclair, B Kitchen, A Key, P Hansen, G Thomas, E Anderson, P Back, D Miles, W Burrows, M Nasser, A Lloyd, A Barnes, M Jeffery, T James, and staff of the NRW Chemistry Centre and the DPI&F Brigalow Research Station.
Pre-European vegetation was dominated by brigalow (Acacia harpophylla) open woodland.
Native brigalow (Acacia harpophylla) trees, being leguminous, also fix atmospheric N as part of the nutrient cycling process.
The dominant native vegetation at the site is brigalow (Acacia harpophylla); belah (Casuarina cristata) and black butt (Eucalyptus cambageana) are the co-dominant species.
Partridge IJ, Burrows B, Weston EJ (Eds) (1988) 'Sown pastures for the brigalow lands.
Two trials that met the necessary requirements were located at the Brigalow Research Station, Queensland, and the Tarlee Rotation Trial, South Australia.
145[degrees] 25' Greenwood, Qld 151[degrees] 7'0" Inverell, NSW 151[degrees] 57' Brigalow, Qld 150[degrees] 23' Greenmount, Qld 151[degrees] 25' Earlsfield, Qld 150[degrees] 32' Faulconbridge, NSW 150[degrees] 32' Somersby, NSW 151[degrees] 25' SE, Qld 152[degrees] 48' Imbil, Qld 152[degrees] 40'55" Comboyne, NSW 152[degrees] 28'23" Nambour, Qld 152[degrees] 57' Innisfail, Qld 144[degrees] 55'-146[degrees] 03' Grazing lands Southern WA -- Benalla, Vic.
The site, which was originally under Brigalow (Acacia harpophylla) vegetation, was cleared during the mid 1930s and has been used for dryland agriculture, predominantly wheat cropping (Triticum aestivum L.
The Warra and Condamine sites were originally dominated by brigalow vegetation (Acacia harpophylla), whereas the Billa Billa soil was dominated by Belah (Casuarina cristata).
In addition, live roots of the Brigalow (Acacia harpophylla) plant (the dominant native vegetation originally present on the site) have been observed to penetrate to 4 m depth (Tunstall 1973).
Federal Member for Maranoa David Littleproud said Macalister, Warra and Brigalow had all received bright new town entry treatments as part of the upgrade in his electorate, while wide centrelines had also been built at various locations between Oakey and Miles.