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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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He has worked as director of a number of schools before becoming director general of Loddon Mallee educational region that supervises 170 schools," Prince Muhammad said.
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.
But those interviews in the Mallee procured fascinating tales of optimism amid hardship, of an enduring vulnerability--and much more.
Proud Mary Cruise, Mannum and the Adelaide Hills -A tour through the rolling hills and Mallee outback to the Murray River, a land now rich in green vineyards, golden citrus orchards and prosperous rural communities, is a must.
The varied impressions he gained as he puffed his pipe while watching a barbed wire fence being fixed, shearers changing combs or from chatting with farmers and their wives around the dying embers of a mallee root fire, were later to be reflected in the contents of books lining the shelves of public libraries throughout Western Australia.
The transfer system runs practically maintenance free, says Frank Mallee, plant manager.
Similarly, ecological contrast is exemplified by the dominance of the lowan (mallee fowl) in the country of the mallee scrub, and the dominance of the Murray cod for the people of the river.
Early next morning, the moderating team will be on its way, following the Murray river out of the citrus orchards and into the scrubland, or mallee.
The consortium will focus on pyrolytic conversion of biomass from mallee eucalypt trees and intend to have a pilot biofuel production unit operating in Australia by 2012.
Through the Murray and Mallee LGA this intersection has been granted Special Local Road Status and will be co-funded through that programAs Schenscher Road and Pallamanna Road forms the 2 main legs and are part of the freight corridor it is proposed to create a continuous road through the site.