1994 Australian Cotton Conference

 

Recent Submissions

  • Bryant, Michael (1994-08-09)
    Competition for scarce water resources in northern inland New South Wales has raised concerns among irrigations about the specification of water property rights and the efficiency of use of water resources within and between ...
  • Searle, Ian L (1994-08-09)
    The first Australian cloud seeding experiment was conducted by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) in February 1947. In a spectacular demonstration near Bathurst in New South Wales, a ...
  • Whitaker, Richard (1994-08-09)
    What are the steps involved in producing a weather forecast? (a) Collection of meteorological information (b) Processing of this information (c) Preparation of the forecast (d) Distribution of this forecast (All this must ...
  • Long, Tony (1994-08-09)
    HOW IT RELATES TO THE CONCEPT OF BEST PRACTICE, WHAT ARE THE FEATURES OF THE TOP PERFORMERS
  • Loder, Bruce J. (1994-08-09)
    I would like to focus on what I believe to be some of the most important issues now and in the future for the irrigation industry and, in this particular instance, the cotton industry - - whilst however keeping in mind ...
  • Kennedy, Ivan R (1994-08-09)
    In 1994, the Australian cotton farmer must use a wide range of costly chemicals to harvest a profitable crop. These chemicals vary significantly in their degree of hazard. Some chemicals (e.g. the organophosphates) directly ...
  • Woods, Nicholas (1994-08-09)
    The irrigated cotton industry in Australia has been developed around major river systems to allow water to be pumped to farm storages and then recirculated on farm using flood irrigation techniques. Recent work conducted ...
  • McDouall, Garry (1994-08-09)
    The Total Catchment Management ("TCM'') philosophy was formalised in NSW in 1980 with the passing of the Catchment Management Act which provides a clear legislative base for the operation of TCM Committees and Catchment ...
  • Skerritt, John H; Hill, Amanda S.; Lee, Alice; Beasley, Helen L (1994-08-09)
    In 1992 we started work on an alternative way of detecting pesticide residues, based on the application of medical immunodiagnostic tests. This type of technology was introduced to the cotton industry last year, through ...
  • Baird, Robert (1994-08-09)
    My idea today, with Australian farmers achieving the highest yield in the world, is that fibre quality has to be addressed almost separately to yield. I also believe most fibre characteristics , with our current varieties ...
  • Combrook (1994-08-09)
    One of the few aspects of our industry that is controllable is injury to people. A goal for "The Australian Cotton Growers11 is to aim at a reduction in the insurance rate and to apply for a separate rate classification ...
  • Anon (1994-08-09)
    Agriculture is now recognised to be among the highest risk industry groups for occupational injury and disease. Action to improve the safety and well being of farmers, their families and workers is not only a responsible ...
  • Dawson, Trevor (1994-08-09)
    The markets are demanding what markets always demand - satisfaction of the customer at the lowest possible price. The cotton textile industry is composed of a series of manufacturing stages, each of which has the next stage ...
  • Kerby, Thomas A. (1994-08-09)
    Quality of fiber has long been a concern to textile mills. Growing areas such as the San Joaquin Valley in California have historically been paid a premium for consistently high quality. As mill mechanization has increased, ...
  • Shaw, Lawrence H. (1994-08-09)
    Cotton is but one of a number of fibers which the consumer can use to satisfy the need for clothing, household articles and industrial products. Among natural products, in addition to cotton, there are animal furs, animal ...
  • Thomson, N.J.; Constable, G.A.; Reid, P.E.; Windeatt, G.; McDonnell, W.; Mills, L. (1994-08-09)
    CSD conducts large scale variety trials in all the cotton growing districts each season. It is well known that variety performance often differs markedly from season to season. It is therefore desirable when choosing which ...
  • Wells, A.T.; Milroy., S.P. (1994-08-09)
    Simulations were run to test the sensitivity of OZCOT to varietal differences in developmental characteristics known to influence fruiting dynamics in cotton. Thirty one years of historical weather data from Myall Vale ...
  • Reid, P.E.; Thomson, N.J.; Mann, G.; Patrick, C.M.; Heal, L.J.; Constable, , G.A. (1994-08-09)
    The performance of CSIRO varieties and new lines are evaluated each year in a series of regional trials, known as the Australian Cotton Cultivar Trial (ACCD. CSIRO and the QDPI have been running these trials since the ...
  • Odeh, I.O.A.; B., McBratney, A. (1994-08-09)
    The specific aims of this project are to: I) establish a repeatable field survey scheme of key soil variables influencing cotton production in the lower Namoi, Gwydir and Macintyre valleys; 2) obtain a quantitative statement ...
  • Willis, T.M.; Jenkins., S.J. (1994-08-09)
    Watertable rises resulting from irrigation are evident in several areas in the Murray Darling Basin, with groundwater level rises of up to 70 cm per year being reported in the Riverina and 50 cm in the Lower Macquarie ...

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