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  • 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
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Constable, Greg (1990-08-08)
    In dealing with nitrogen and Pix, points to put the issues in context are that nitrogen is the most important because it can increase yield by much more than a growth regulator such as Pix can. However the two inputs ...
  • 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.
  • Wyatt, Stephen (1990-08-08)
  • Hodgson, Arthur S. (1990-08-08)
    Waterlogging can affect both the availability of micronutrients in the soil and the plant's ability to absorb nutrients from the soil. Together, these effects alter the nutrition of plants and consequently the productivity ...
  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Hearn, A.B. (1990-08-08)
    The wild ancestors of cotton are found in the arid regions of the world. They are adapted to survive long periods of extremely dry weather and to respond to an occasional storm or flash flood by rapidly producing fruit ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...

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