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  • Trowell, Stephen; Daly, Joanne (1990-08-08)
    The aim of the Heliothis identification project is to develop a simple kit that can be used by field workers to distinguish quickly and reliably between individual eggs and small larvae of Heliothis armigera and H. punctigera
  • Fitt, Gary P.; Pinkerton, , A. (1990-08-08)
    The potential for extensive adult movements is one of the key factors contributing to the success of Heliothis spp. as pests (Farrow & Daly 1987, Fitt 1989). Adult movements may occur on several spatial scales; from one ...
  • Cox, P.G.; Hearn, AB. (1990-08-08)
    Selection of the area of irrigated cotton to plant is a perennial problem. Research by the Centre for Water Policy Research (1989) has shown that growers solve this on the basis of their total water allocation and expectations ...
  • Agenda 
    ACGRA (1990-08-08)
    Agenda Fifth Australian Cotton Conference ,Hotel Conrad and Jupiters Casino,Broadbeach, Gold Coast, Queensland
  • Twine, P.H. (1990-08-08)
    Numerous alternative control techniques have been available In various forms for many years. Unfortunately none of these alternatives have been regarded as practically or economically viable. Obviously such a statement ...
  • 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 ...
  • Schulze, Ralph (1990-08-08)
    With current Australian cotton production around 1.25 million bales this equates to C.R.C. research expenditure of A$3.2 to 3.5 million per year - allowing for reserves, administration, etc. These C.R.C. funds are used to ...
  • Bureau of Rural Resources (1990-08-08)
    ARRIP is a national database of rural research in progress. It was developed by the Department of Primary Industries and Energy, and CSIRO, in response to a request in June 1982 by the Standing Committee on Priorities for ...
  • Gunning, R.V. (1990-08-08)
    Last year I spent several months at Rothamsted Experimental Station in the U.K., as a Churchill Fellow, studying biochemical toxicology in H. armigera was inspired by the Insecticide Resistance Groups very practical ...
  • Scholz, Brad (1990-08-08)
    Small parasitic wasps, scientifically known as Trichogramma, are used as biological control agents of moth pests in overseas countries, thereby reducing the need to use insecticides. These wasps attack the egg stages of ...
  • 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 ...
  • Sylvan, Louise (1990-08-08)
    Today's rising environmental consciousness is having a real influence on consumers' decision-making about their product purchases.
  • Watt, James (1990-08-08)
    I am delighted to have been asked to speak on this vital topic. I say vital because it involves the future of the cotton industry, aerial agriculture, the farm chemical industry, consultants, shire councils, the people of ...
  • Cover 
    ACGRA (1990-08-08)
  • 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 ...
  • Walker, P.W.; Zaluki, M.P.; Twine, P. (1990-08-08)
    During the 1988/89 cotton season trials were conducted to evaluate the potential of synthetic pheromones to control the pink -spotted boll worm, Pectinophora scutigera, by mating disruption
  • Harden, John; Woods, Nicholas (1990-08-08)
    The use of aircraft in agriculture in recent years has provoked much attention. Media reports of aerial spraying often seem to be de1iberately structured to feed the perception that large quantities of pesticide are being ...
  • Daly, Joanne; Trowell, Stephen; Hobbs, Andrew (1990-08-08)
    Ecological genetics is the study of genetic changes and how these are influenced by the biological parameters of a species. One genetic change of importance to the cotton Industry Is the evolution of Insecticide resistance ...
  • Unknown author (1990-08-08)
    The aim of the present work was to assess if the fatty acid profiles of moths are useful in establishing different larval dietary histories
  • Gregg, Peter; Fitt, Gary; Zalucki, Myron; Twine, Peter (1990-08-08)
    An important question is the area of origin of these spring immigrants. Over the last 3 years, we have been investigating the ecology of Heliothis spp. in inland Australia (Gregg et al. 1987, 1989). The most recent findings ...

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