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  • Walker, Paul; Fitt, Gary; Franzmann, Bernie; Lloyd, Richard; Mensah, Robert (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 1996-08-16)
    Integrated pest management systems for cotton are now being developed that place a greater emphasis on beneficial insects (Mensah and Harris 1994, Murray et al. 1994). The development of food sprays and the planting of ...
  • Timmis,Jeremy N.; Orford ,Sharon J. (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 1996-08-16)
    Cotton fibres are differentiated from single cells of the outer epidermis of ovules and originate at, or soon after, anthesis (Ramsey and Berlin, 1976). Cotton fibre differentiation, characterised by a precise and synchronous ...
  • Timmis,Jeremy N.; Orford ,Sharon J. (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 1996-08-16)
    Cotton fibres are differentiated from single cells of the outer epidermis of ovules and originate at, or soon after, anthesis (Ramsey and Berlin, 1976). Cotton fibre differentiation, characterised by a precise and synchronous ...
  • Hanzlik, Terry; Bawden, Alison; Dorrian, Susan; Lincoln, Michelle; Larkin, Phil; Gordon, Karl (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 1996-08-16)
    Controlling heliothine caterpillars presents an ever greater challenge for the Australian cotton industry. The bollworm, Helicoverpa armigera, creates especial problems by evolving resistance to most major chemical ...
  • Hanzlik, Terry; Bawden, Alison; Dorrian, Susan; Lincoln, Michelle; Larkin, Phil; Gordon, Karl (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 1996-08-16)
    Controlling heliothine caterpillars presents an ever greater challenge for the Australian cotton industry. The bollworm, Helicoverpa armigera, creates especial problems by evolving resistance to most major chemical ...
  • Leach, David N.; Fitt, Gary P; Wyllie, S. Grant; Benson, Chris G. (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 1996-08-16)
    The wild Australian Gossypium species arei subdivided into three sections. Sturtia. Hibiscoidea and Grandicalyx. The first two sections together contain five species. and include the widespread and locally abundant G. ...
  • Schulze,Ralph (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 1996-08-16)
    Where does the Australian cotton industry see itself in ten years time? What challenges will it face? How will it address those challenges?
  • Gunning, Robin (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 1996-08-16)
    The cotton whitefly Bemisia tabaci is a serious pest of fibre and horticultural and ornamental crops worldwide. When present in sufficient numbers, it can cause extensive damage through direct feeding, the production of ...
  • Wilson, Lewis; De Barro, Paul (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 1996-08-16)
    B-type Bemisia tabaci, known commonly as the 'silver leaf white fly' is in Australia and becoming more widespread. The silver leaf whitefly was first detected in Australia in October 1994. It is now established in ...
  • Brown, J.F.; Allen, Stephen; Nehl, D.B. (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 1996-08-16)
    Farmers have probably always realised that soil is alive. Good soil seems to have certain intangible qualities, over and above its physical structure and chemistry. There is something special about topsoil. What are these ...
  • Thomson,Sarah; Marshall, John (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 1996-08-16)
    Many researchers are involved in the evaluation of rotation cropping in several cropping systems experiments being conducted throughout the cotton production area. As well, many growers have been testing various rotation ...
  • Williams, Allan (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 1996-08-16)
    After three years of the joint research program, a system of best management practices was identified as the best way of achieving the second and third goals. It was therefore decided to create a user friendly, practical ...
  • Putcha, Subbu; Allen, Stephen (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 1996-08-16)
    Research into biocontrol of cotton diseases at the ACRI began in 1991. Since thennumerous microorganisms have been tested. Several of these have controlled seedling diseases, Verticillium wilt and Fusarium wilt effectively ...
  • Cooper, B.W; Brooks, A.J (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 1996-08-16)
    In Australia the primary pesticide for control of heliothis in cotton is the organochlorine endosulfan. In recent years it bus been supplemented by a variety of other pesticides including organophosphates, carbarnates, ...
  • Llewellyn, Danny; Peacock, W (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 1996-08-16)
    The Australian cotton industry is at the dawn of a new age in cotton production: an age where most, if not all, of the cultivars in use will carry the products of gene technology. The expected release of INGARD cotton this ...
  • Constable, Greg; Read,John; Farquhar, Graham; Stiller,Warwick (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 1996-08-16)
    A new project at Narrabri aims to develop methods of breeding cotton varieties that per/ orm better under dryland and limited water situations.
  • Bentley, S; Davis, R.D.; Obst, N. R.; Moore , N.Y.; Kochman, J K (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 1996-08-16)
    Australian isolates of Fov have been characterised by using: pathogenicity tests with differential and local cotton lines ; vegetative compatibility groups (VCG) analyses and DNA amplification fingerprinting (DAF) analysis. ...
  • Milroy, S. P.; Bange, Michael (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 1996-08-16)
    This paper reports the results of an experiment to quantify the fruiting characteristics of eight cotton varieties to enable crop simulation models to more accurately reflect yield and maturity of current varieties. ...
  • Digman,Ross (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 1996-08-16)
    Creation of lagoons or wetlands. River stabilization techniques. On farm reafforestation. The benefits and disadvantages of these to the landholder and to the environment. Counter productive aspects of some regulations ...
  • Forrester, Neil; Bird, Lisa (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 1996-08-16)
    The Australian cotton industry has been practising curative conventional insecticide resistance management for thirteen years now. initially it was targeted at pyrethroid and endosulfan resistance management in Helicoverpa ...

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