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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Schoenfisch, M.; Billingsley, J. (1994-08-09)
    A vision guidance system has been designed, built and commissioned which steers a tractor relative to the rows of a crop such as cotton . It was required to be insensitive to additional visual "noise" from weeds, while ...
  • Murray, David (1994-08-09)
    Various parasitoids are active on cotton crops from early seedling growth right through to defoliation. The parasitoids of greatest interest on the cotton crop are those that attack the key pest, heliothis, and which may ...
  • Adamson, M.K.; Brown, J.F.Ogle, H.J. (1994-08-09)
    Since the late 1940s, synthetic herbicides have provided effective and economical control of many weeds. However, an excessive reliance on chemicals has created problems related to their overuse, such as toxic residues in ...
  • Honess, T.M.; Allen, S.J.; Brown, J.F. (1994-08-09)
    Black root rot is caused by the fungus Thielaviopsis basicola (Berk. & Broome) Ferraris. It infects over 137 species of plants from a wide range of families including cotton (Gossypium hirsutum Linn.), tobacco (Nicotiana ...
  • Mensah, Robert K.; Harris, Wendy E. (1994-08-09)
    We have conducted in field experiments for the past two years to develop a food product that can be used to attract, conserve and augment natural enemies especially predatory insects in cotton fields and utilized them as ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Sadras, Victor; Henggeler, Stefan (1994-08-09)
    Compensation is the ability of the plant or crop to offset damage caused by pests or other factors such as hail. Compensation can act at the plant or crop levels. Plant compensation refers to the ability of individual ...
  • ACGRA (1994-08-09)
    Integrated pest management (IPM), or integrated pest control as it was originally known, is not a new concept. It was defined at an FAO symposium in 1965 as 'a pest population management system which utilises all suitable ...
  • Titmarsh, Ian J. (1994-08-09)
    Attendees at the 1992 Australian Cotton Conference sat in silence as two speakers promoted completely opposite approaches to insect pest management in raingrown cotton. Here, I have explored the apparent discrepancies ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Herron, G.A.; Edge, V.E.; Wilson, L.J.; Rophail, J. (1994-08-09)
    During the 1970s and 1980s organophosphates (OPs), particularly monocrotophos (first tested 1969-70, registered 1972-73) and profenofos (first tested 1973-74, registered 1978-79), were the mainstay of mite control for the ...
  • Forrester, N.W.; Forsell, L. (1994-08-09)
    The diet incorporation technique has been used to detennine the variability in the baseline susceptible response to Bt in a number of field populations of both Helicoverpa armigera & Helicoverpa punctigera. The commercial ...
  • Allen, S.J. (1994-08-09)
    Commercial cotton crops throughout NSW have been surveyed in November and March of each season since 1983 to determine disease distribution, incidence and severity. Cropping history, field preparation, seed rate, plant ...
  • Trowell, Stephen; Zinkovsky, Eva; Daly, Joanne; Russell, Robyn; ffrench-Constant, Richard (1994-08-09)
    This is a new project that aims to develop diagnostic molecular probes for the most threatening insecticide resistance mechanisms in Australian H. armigera
  • Pengelly, Ray (1994-08-09)
    Pengelly Farming Pty. Ltd. is a family owned and operated business in the Bowenville area of the inner Downs. our business is a mixed enterprise of grain, cotton and cattle fattening carried out on an aggregation of 6,500 ...
  • Forrester, N.W.; Bird, L.j.; Forsell., L. (1994-08-09)
    Larvae of one Helicoverpa punctigera and three Helicoverpa annigera strains were stressed by feeding early 3rd instars on artificial diet containing 0.015 mg DiPel 2X (32,000 IU/mg) per ml of diet. The percentage of larvae ...

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