This report - "Soils of the Macalister Research Farm" conducted in 1962 by J. W. Newell of the former Department of Agriculture, describes the area of 120 acres covers allotments 42, 42A, 43, Parish of Tinamba, County Tanjil. It closely adjoins earlier surveys of part of the Parishes of Tinamba, Winnindoo, Denison and Woundellah by Skene and Walbran in 1948 (Dept. Agric. Vic. Tech. Bull. No. 7).
This present report should be read in conjunction with Bulletin No. 7, and also with Technical Bulletin No. 8 (Skene and Walbran 1949), covering parts of the Parishes of Nuntin and Bundalaguah, and with Soil Survey Report No. 26 (T. Poutsma 1956) covering a further part of the Parish of Nuntin.
A soil map showing the distribution of soil types on the Farm accompanies this report.
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