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  • McKenzie, D.C.; Koppi, Tony; McBratney, Alex (1992-08-11)
    This paper discusses recent progress with the refinement of promising methods, both direct and indirect, for measuring the severity of compaction in cracking clays used for irrigated cotton. It should be read in conjunction ...
  • Triantafilis, John; McBratney, Alex (1992-08-11)
    In the arid and semi-arid regions of the world, irrigation has enabled previously unarable tracts of land to be used for a wide variety of agricultural activities. Unfortunately many of these areas have associated with ...
  • Freney, J.R.; Rochester, I.J.; Constable, , G.A. (1992-08-11)
    Farmers in Australia apply between 80 and 200 kg N ba-1 to cotton, but only part of this nitrogen is taken up and used by the crop, and the remainder is lost :from the plantsoil system. Our work at Narrabri with 15N labelled ...
  • Constable, Greg (1992-08-11)
    In the majority of cases, growers do not have a problem with excessive vegetative growth in their cotton crops. It is more likely that a field is not growing to potential. Factors which have a big bearing on early season ...
  • Constable, Greg; Rochester, Ian (1992-08-11)
    Nitrogen management has to be good for best yields, but factors such as soil condition, irrigation and pest management may have greater effects on cotton yield than N rate. We have had much improved cotton yields in the ...
  • Kruizinga, Jack; Wells, Tony (1992-08-11)
    An experiment was conducted at Narrabri Agricultural Research Station during the 1991-92 season to investigate the response of a range of currently available cotton varieties to irrigation and nitrogen treatments. This ...
  • Pyke, Bruce (1992-08-11)
    This paper looks at some of the differences between raingrown and irrigated cotton in Central Queensland, in particular: differences in basic inputs and differences between major problem areas. The important management ...
  • Barrett, Hugh (1992-08-11)
    There are basically three ways of preventing cotton farm runoff from contaminating the riverine. environment: prevent all runoff from reaching a waterbody keep the runoff pure or purify it en route to a waterbody a combination ...
  • Clarke, Lyn; Churches, Tim (1992-08-11)
    At the Cotton Conference in 1990. I presented a paper which outlined the broad health and safety issues for the cotton industry in Australia. Health effects for the workforce included traumatic injury. noise induced hearing ...
  • Brough, E.J. (1992-08-11)
    As a first step in developing a community education program about IPM it was decided to assess the knowledge and perceptions of members of the rural community to the pest management practices. The project "Assessment of ...
  • Stewart, John (1992-08-11)
    Raingrown cotton in Northwest NSW and Southwest Queensland is not grown on metre beds, rarely has aerial applications, relies to a large extent on stored water, uses little or no fertiliser and large areas are harvested ...
  • Niles, G.A. (1992-08-11)
    Assessment of cotton fiber quality has undergone a significant change during the past several years. The older, traditional practice of assessing quality by color, trash and preparation has been progressively replaced by ...
  • Pitt, Gary P. (1992-08-11)
    The Australian cotton industry relies heavily on chemical pesticides for management of a diverse array of pest insects, weeds and diseases. Pesticide use is a major economic and environmental liability for the industry and ...
  • Gunning, R.V.; Rose, H.A.; Barden, G.; Balfe, M.E. (1992-08-11)
    The suspected importance of pyrethroid metabolism in resistant H.armigera. made the investigation the biochemical basis of pyrethroid resistance in H. armigera imperative. In this background paper, we summarise our findings.
  • Baker, Harvey (1992-08-11)
    The Environmental Audit of the Australian cotton industry was a bold initiative at a period in time when the industry was under severe pressure from well organised environmental lobby groups. One course of action could ...
  • McDonald, Scott (1992-08-11)
    Most major pollution offences are criminal offences, which result in criminal proceedings against the offender. They are not civil proceedings commenced by another citizen for compensation. They are criminal proceedings ...
  • Worrall, Iain (1992-08-11)
    Macquarie Agribusiness report on the market for Australian raw cotton includes an overview of the Australian and world cotton industry.
  • Gordon, Stuart G.; Leeder, John D.; Steadman, Robert G. (1992-08-11)
    Cotton fibre maturity has several definitions. Synonymous with ripeness, maturity may be that property which increases with the reproductive power of the seed, signalling to the plant that the seed containing part is ready ...
  • Yu, Feng; Barry, T.N.; Moughan, P.J.; Wilson, G.F. (1992-08-11)
    A three year investigation is being undertaken at Massey University to study the effect of condensed tannins, heat and solvent extraction upon the nutritive value of cottonseed meal for ruminant and monogastric farm animals. ...

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