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mallee

1. any of several low shrubby eucalyptus trees that flourish in desert regions of Australia
2. Austral informal another name for the bush

mallee

[′mä·lē]
(ecology)
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There is no better place to spend this long weekend than right in the heart of the Mallee.
oleosa and were located in remnant stands of old-growth mallee.
Soil IC stock varied widely among soil types and regions, from being absent in some soils to representing the dominant C form in the Calcarosols and Sodosols of the Mallee region, corroborating the soil classifications and known relationships with rainfall (Table 6).
The discovery of near surface mineralisation provides further evidence that Mallee Bull fits the "Cobar-style" deposit exploration model, increasing confidence in the potential for extending high-grade mineralisation both up and down dip.
10) Although the region's name derives from bushland that the local Indigenous people considered to be a supporter of life, (11) for the water in mallee roots, (12) European occupation since the mid-1800s has been narrated largely as a struggle on a frontier "where coping with disastrous drought was part of the pioneer lifestyle.
Hurley identified the loss of the mallee feeding habitat as one of the biggest problems for the birds.
Maintenance of soil fertility for production of high-value wheat is a problem in the more marginal areas of the Mallee, Mid-North, and Central West, with the decreased capacity of the dominant, coarse-textured Calcarosols to retain organic matter in the same proportion as heavy-textured soils (Amato and Ladd 1992).
The region plan aims to ensure the long-term economic and environmental sustainability of the Murray and Mallee s key agricultural and horticultural industries.
There is an interesting account of the impact of the introduction of wild rabbits on the landscape of the mallee borderland.
The ironbark and box forests support unique and diverse communities of plants and animals, including koalas, mallee fowl, black-striped wallabies, glossy black cockatoos, barking owls and squirrel gliders.
Grandmother-of-four Ann, 60, of Mallee Cresent, Churchtown, said: ``This has been a long and exhausting fight but God kept me alive for a reason and I believe it was so I can tell people what happened.
mallee scrub is like the hair that grows externally,