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  • Constable, G.A.; Hodgson, A.S. (1984-12-05)
    An evaluation of drip irrigation for cotton production
  • McKenzie, D.C. (1984-12-05)
    Soils that disperse tend to have poor drainage; excessive swelling closes soil pores, which also block up with dispersed clay, sand and silt. Poorly drained soils remain moist close to the surface for prolonged periods ...
  • McGarry, D. (1984-12-05)
    At the 1982 Australian Cotton Growers' Research Conference the effects of land preparation at different soi1 water contents on soil structure and cotton growth was reported. In summary, land preparation on 'wet' rather ...
  • Allaway, R.A. (1984-12-05)
    In agriculture we often hear reports of new wonder varieties that are about.to revolutionise agriculture, yet when these varieties are released, if indeed they are released, they seem to fall far short of the publicity ...
  • Luckett, D.J. (1984-12-05)
    Namcala
  • Unknown author (1984-12-05)
  • Hughes, Dennis G. (1984-12-05)
    This subject is very relevant to the Australian Cotton Growing Industry as the most common complaint against our major seed variety, DPL 61, is that this growth has a lower breaking strength when it is produced in Australia ...
  • Thomson, N.J. (1984-12-05)
    I will first mention some of the features distinguishing "Australian Conditions". Our industry has developed almost exclusively as a mechanised high-input industry with water and nitrogen being supplied liberally together ...
  • Page, F.D.; Modini, M.P.; Murray, D.A.H. (1984-12-05)
    The pink spotted bollworm (Pectinophora scutigera) has been an important.pest of cotton since 1924 in coastal, and sub-coastal Dawson-Callide regions of central Queensland. Its distribution has been described as.coastal ...
  • Holdom, , D.G.; van de Klashorst, G. (1984-12-05)
    With increasing problems of resistance to chemical pesticides amongst cotton pests, especially Heliothis, more attention is being given to biological control agents, including pathogens. Pathogens are often more compatible ...
  • Thomson, N.J.; Reid, P.; Fitt, G. (1984-12-05)
    Over the last quarter of a century, as problems in relying completely on pesticides for control of insects have become apparent, there has been renewed interest in the possibility of breeding cottons less susceptible to ...
  • Hamilton, David (1984-12-05)
    At Emerald, in the 1982/83 season, significant levels of field resistance in Heliothis armiger to synthetic pyrethroid insecticides were detected. In the field, many of the later maturing crops were severely damaged by ...
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    Unknown author (1984-12-05)
  • Cahill, M.; Easton, G.; Forrester, N.; Goodyer, G. (1984-12-05)
    The adult stages of the two Heliothis species found most abundantly in the summer cropping areas of Australia (H. armigera and .H. punctigera) are easily distinguishable and have been so for some time. However the inability ...
  • Browne, R.S. (1984-12-05)
    By now most people in the cotton industry have formed an opinion about Siratac as a concept and Siratac as a Company. The range of opinion varies from those who are strongly against both the concept and operation of the ...
  • Forrester, , N.W.; Cahill, M. (1984-12-05)
    Numerous studies on the effect of the nectariless gene on insect pests of cotton have been carried out both overseas and in Australia. However most of the latter studies have been conducted under small plot conditions which ...
  • Ashburner, , N.A.; Brook, K.D.; DaRoza, G.D. (1984-12-05)
    One of the notable features of the SIRATAC pest management system is that its use followed extremely quickly on its initial formulation. Most of SIRATAC's development therefor, has occurred in the commercial environment. ...
  • Fitt, Gary P. (1984-12-05)
    With the appearance of pvrethroid resistance in Heliothis armigera during the 1992/3 cropping season a strategy aimed at limiting the development of widespread resistance was rapidly implemented .H. armigera had previously ...
  • Brook, , K.D.; Hearn., A.B. (1984-12-05)
    This paper reports the initial results from testing different versions of the SIRATAC pest management system in the Namoi Valley for two seasons the experiments were designed to investigate the ability of the program to ...
  • Lawrence, Peter; Berthelsen, John; Hare., Jenelle (1984-12-05)
    Different cultivars are now becoming commercially available including Australian bred cultivars, and cotton growers now have a choice of which cultivar to plant. Hence, the question is, do the different cotton growing ...

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