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by Peter Andrews
Sat Jan 03, 2009 10:31 am
Forum: All General Questions about NSF
Topic: Bracken Fern Control - Should I/Shouldnt I - What do I do??
Replies: 14
Views: 9744

Gavin What you need to keep in mind here is that there is a progression in natural landscapes to build FERTILITY. Grass was the last plant to colonise soils....the fertility had to be built up from scratch by other plants in succession. What you have here is a soil lacking fertility, so GRASS will n...
by Peter Andrews
Sat Jan 03, 2009 10:20 am
Forum: Questions about the NEW book 'Beyond the Brink'.
Topic: p 88: "breeze blows from warmer to cooler"?
Replies: 1
Views: 3041

Steve The theory still applies. If I understand your question correctly, you are asking why does the cool air or sea breeze come into a hot area. You need to remember the cause and effect notion. The comment I made was that ALL systems go from hot to cold ( to seek stability). Thus, when it gets [b]...
by Peter Andrews
Fri Nov 28, 2008 10:24 am
Forum: Information for the Day
Topic: Definition of the term Natural Sequence
Replies: 5
Views: 2515

Definition of the term Natural Sequence

Many people have asked what does the term 'Natural Sequence' mean?? Here is my colleague's, Professor David Mitchells, interpretation: " The term “Natural Sequence”, embodied in the title, Natural Sequence Farming which is now widely used for the land management procedures developed by Peter An...
by Peter Andrews
Tue Nov 04, 2008 7:01 pm
Forum: Letters to Government about NSF
Topic: From the beginning...
Replies: 10
Views: 6925

A note from Peter Andrews

Australia, the land of droughts and flooding rains, became the oldest landscape in the world by achieving the most efficient landscape functions known. I realised over thirty years ago, that the processes that contributed to that efficiency were almost the opposite to the then land management strate...
by Peter Andrews
Tue Aug 28, 2007 8:45 am
Forum: All General Questions about NSF
Topic: The Jewel in the NSF Crown- TARWYN PARK
Replies: 7
Views: 3672

The recovery process of the degrading rural landscape could have been started decades ago. All of the landscape components that allow for sustainable agriculture have been demonstrated at Tarwyn Park. In 2002 the Deputy PM commissioned CSIRO to look at my property. They said I had established a sust...

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