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    ACGRA (1990-08-08)
  • Grellman, John (1990-08-08)
    When it comes to varieties 1 don't believe that the growers needs will ever be totally met, we are always looking for improvement in varieties to satisfy, not only the ever tightening cost-return squeeze, but we have to ...
  • Pyke, Bruce; Reid, Peter; Thomson, Norm (1990-08-08)
    This paper is aimed at presenting some aspects of this debate and seeks to answer the following questions: *Are the dryland industrys needs being met by the spin-offs from the current breeding program? *Given the success ...
  • Agenda 
    ACGRA (1990-08-08)
    Agenda Fifth Australian Cotton Conference ,Hotel Conrad and Jupiters Casino,Broadbeach, Gold Coast, Queensland
  • Thomson, N.J. (1990-08-08)
    Okay, so what should I talk about? Well, for one thing, what better than what I see as the eternal, ever-increasing breeding dilemma - that is, what and how many attributes should a breeder aim to improve in any particular ...
  • Thomson, N.J.; Reid, P.E.; Mann, G. (1990-08-08)
    Again, as for previous conferences, we are providing an update of the ACCT results over the last two seasons. In both seasons 30 entries were tested at each of 12 sites (Warren, Breeza. Narrabri, Merah North, Bourke, Moree, ...
  • Reid, P.E.; Thomson, N.J. (1990-08-08)
    The fungal disease Verticillium wilt has been of sporadic importance in irrigated cotton for many years. It has traditionally been most serious in cool seasons in parts of the Macquarie valley, around Wee Waa and on the ...
  • Llewellyn, Danny J.; Cousins, Yvonne L; Lyon, Bruce R.; Elizabeth S.Dennis; Peacock., W. James (1990-08-08)
    The last year has seen a growing public concern over the use of chemical pesticides for the control of insect pests in cotton at a time when the Cotton Industry itself is still facing the real risk that these chemical ...
  • McDonnell, Bill (1990-08-08)
    The most outstanding features of recent seasons have been the relatively dry conditions experienced in most areas during growth and boll setting followed by unprecedently wet harvests. The variety scene has also seen major ...
  • Lyon, Bruce R.; Cousins, Yvonne L.; Llewellyn, Danny J.; Huppatz, John L.; Dennis, Elizabeth S.; Peacock., James W. (1990-08-08)
    As cotton is naturally sensitive to a range of herbicides used for the control of broadleaf weeds, post-emergence suppression of such weeds is limited to relatively inefficient lay-by herbicides and mechanical means including ...
  • Brown, J.F.; Allen, S.J.; Constable, G.A. (1990-08-08)
    Mycorrhizas are symbiotic associations between the roots of plants and fungi. They come into existence when the plant's root system becomes infected with an appropriate fungus.
  • Allen, S.J. (1990-08-08)
    A disease can only occur when a virulent pathogen contacts a susceptible host under favourable environmental conditions. The incidence and severity of a disease reflects the occurence of these three factors. Plant breeders ...
  • Dawson, J.T. (1990-08-08)
    Many cotton growers are asking Why can't Australian cotton mills spin more cotton?" Many hundreds of thousands of bales of cotton are imported into Australia as finished yarns and fabrics - why can't this be Australian ...
  • Butler, Ray (1990-08-08)
    The past season has been 11 abnormal 11 - how do we define a 11 normal" one? - but abnormal in the sense that significant shifts in trading patterns have occurred. Most striking has been the setback to the Soviet 1989/ 90 ...
  • Prendergast, Jim (1990-08-08)
    In my paper on the fundamentals of Classing I would like to outline both the traditional style classing and the modern high volume instrument classing.
  • Chatterton, A.J. (1990-08-08)
    As most cotton is exported the cotton industry has a high exposure to exchange rate fluctuations. Similarly, as credit is such an important part of the cotton enterprise interest rates are an important cost factor.
  • Bunn, D.G.; Barlow, E.W.R. (1990-08-08)
    Establishing a satisfactory stand of cotton is a continuing problem for many growers. Even when the crop is not planted 'too early in terms of the 9: 00 soil temperature there is still a risk involved . A cold snap following ...
  • Wyatt, Stephen (1990-08-08)
  • Millar, A.; Dennis, E.S. (1990-08-08)
    Plants encounter many environmental stresses such as droughts, flooding, extreme temperatures and high salt concentrations just to name a few. Some plants have been shown to respond to a particular stress by switching on ...
  • Harden, G.; K., Kochman, J. (1990-08-08)
    A problem involving leaf death and fall before all bolls are adequately developed, has occurred in cotton growing areas for some years. Early reports of this date back to at least 1981. In November 1988 and again in 1989 ...

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