The following historic report " A Soil Survey of the Merbein Irrigation District" was published in 1939. The soil survey was carried out by the Division of Soils, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (now CSIRO), and the former Victorian Department of Agriculture. Field work was shared by Messrs. T. J. Marshall, P. D. Hooper, and J. K. Taylor, of the former Division of Soils (CSIR), and laboratory work was undertaken by the former Victorian Agricultural Laboratory.
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