Competitive Exams: World regions of Australia


  • Major Exporter

  • Method of cultivation similar to USA and Canada

  • Yields are low (Wheat farms are not all that prone to climatic hazards in the southern continents as they are in the north because of maritime locations)

  • Irrigation is necessary in Victoria and NS. Wales

  • Wheat cultivation is intensified in the Riverina district of the MurrayDarling Basin and in Swanland (W. Australia)


  • Chiefly from S. Australia, around Adelaide.

  • Minor area Murray Darling Basin of Victoria and New South Wales Centered at Mildura.


  • Leading producer

  • Two third of produced wools belong to Merino Class

  • Concentrated in New South Wales, especially in the rolling Downs on the western side of the GreDividingRange.

  • New Zealand has astonishing numterjifsheerj. Maritime climate and, better pasture are helpful. Out of total threefourth belongs to the Rodney Marsh (British). New Zealand fleeces are the heaviest


  • Australia has little natural forest It has some reserves in the moister south east and in Tasmania

  • Major tree type Eucalyptus (poor quality timber) Also possess valuable Jarrah and Karri (Found in south west of the country in Swanaland in W. Australia).

  • Australia has few local softwood resources but many conifers have been planted in order to provide larger supplies.

  • New Zealand has some small softwood reserve (Most in less fettled south island which has Kauri Pine.).