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  • 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. ...
  • ACGRA (1992-08-11)
    HOTEL CONRAD AND JUPITERS CASINO, BROADBEACH, GOLD COAST, QUEENSLAND ORGANISED BY THE AUSTRALIAN COTTON GROWERS RESEARCH ASSOCIATION INC. (ACGRA
  • Fitt, Gary P.; Mares, Cheryl L. (1992-08-11)
    There are, few parasitoids which specifically attack the pupal stage. This is perhaps understandable since pupae are not readily accessible, being in the soil. For the last few seasons we have been conducting a study of ...
  • 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 ...
  • Howes, John (1992-08-11)
    As more than 94% of the Australian crop is exported, the world situation has greater bearing on the outlook for the Australian grower than most of his competitive counterparts who have the benefit of their own large domestic ...
  • Anthony. David (1992-08-11)
    In surface irrigation systems we use beds rather than growing thee crop on the flat for several reasons. The two most important reasons are to assist in the control of water and to avoid water-logging of the cotton; a ...
  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • Fitt, Gary P.; Tann, Colin; Richardson, Debbie (1992-08-11)
    In the 1991/92 season we started observations in both sprayed and unsprayed plots of different cotton varieties to record the numbers of fruit lost during the season and to identify the causes of shedding. The first years ...
  • 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 ...
  • Porter, Mark (1992-08-11)
    This paper outlines the requirements to effectively operate a Controlled Traffic farming system, with emphasis on the need for some form of automatic steering assistance for farm machinery. The material presented is based ...
  • Mcintyre, Geoff; Marshall, John (1992-08-11)
    Documentation of crop yields and varieties in the Toowoomba Royal Agricultural Show Irrigated Crops Competition since 1972 demonstrates the great advances achieved by cotton breeders as new varieties have been introduced ...
  • Wells, Tony (1992-08-11)
    During the 1990-91 and 1991-92 seasons planting date experiments were carried out at Narrabri Agricultural Research Station using a range of cotton varieties. These experiments form part of an on-going program to investigate ...
  • Thomson, N.J. (1992-08-11)
    Last season there were four (Siokra 1-4, Siokra L22, Sicala 33 and CS 189) CSIRO mainstream varieties being grown commercially in most districts. In addition the new variety CS 50 was trialled in most areas as was Sicala ...
  • Reid, Peter (1992-08-11)
    The CSIRO breeding programs aim to produce varieties for all the different growing situations in Australia. Situations where special varieties are very important are for cooler growing areas and for Verticillium wilt ...
  • Leske, Richard (1992-08-11)
    As the Cotton Breeder for Deltapine Australia this presentation will concentrate on the breeding program and aim to cover the following *The performance of Deltapine Varieties in 1991 /92 *The specific factors Deltapine ...
  • Fitt, Gary P.; Mares, Cheryl L.; Wilson, Lewis J.; Thomson, Norm J. (1992-08-11)
    The reliance of the Australian cotton industry on insecticides for the control of insect pests represents a major economic and environmental concern. In the face of pesticide resistance in H. armigera and increasing ...

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