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mulga

(ˈmʌlɡə)
n
1. (Plants) any of various Australian acacia shrubs, esp Acacia aneura, which grows in the central desert regions and has leaflike leafstalks
2. (Botany) scrub comprising a dense growth of acacia
3. (Physical Geography) the outback; bush
[from a native Australian language]
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2005) found that land use change from mulga to pasture and to cropping led to declines in soil organic C of 2.
82 (68) 52 Freshwater Darwin region, NT Channel country, Qld Mulga lands, Qld Gulf plains, Old Cape York, Qld Darling Riverine plains, Qld Brigalow belt, Qld Central Qld SE Old Wet tropics, Qld SE Qld 90 Brigalow belt, NSW 240 SW Slopes, NSW 45 North coast, NSW 209 Sydney basin, NSW 209 Average (s.
Since most mulga soils cleared for animal grazing do not receive any fertiliser despite continual removal of nutrients in animal produce, there is likely to be a loss in productivity and, hence, soil organic matter quantity as well as quality in the long term (Mills 1986).
Miles RL, Johnston PW (1990) Run-off and soil loss from four small catchments in the mulga lands of south west Queensland.
Pressland AJ, Lehane KJ (1982) Runoff and the ameliorating effect of plant cover in the mulga communities of south western Queensland.
Burrows constructed by varanid lizards (goannas) may influence water infiltration and, hence, the distribution of mulga (Acacia aneura) (Whitford 1998).
Contract Awarded for Agent Services at Mulga Queen, WA
Radiation from low levels of uranium in WA s Mulga Rock deposit changed the molecular arrangement of organic matter, which produced biopolymers not found in nature.
The dunes have a scattered-to-moderate overstorey of mulga (Acacia aneura), white cypress pine (Callitris glaucophylla), red box (Eucalyptus intertexta), and rosewood (Alectryou oleifolius) and locally dense stands of narrow-leafed hopbush and pituri (Duboisia hopwoodii).
South West Natural Resource Management Ltd Chair Mark O'Brien said he was thrilled the Queensland Government supported a change in the approach to sustainable grazing in the mulga regions would be approached, using a Collaborative Area Management model.
Impact Minerals Limited declared that it has successfully purchased the JV rights to the highly prospective Mulga Tank and Broken Hill Ni Cu PGE projects from Endeavour Minerals Pty Limited, before schedule.