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  • Holland, Hugh (1988-08-17)
    Pest management is only one link in the cotton management chain. To produce an early crop it is essential that all links in that chain be securely welded together.
  • Glenn, John (1988-08-17)
    Australian Cotton Conference. I have been asked to speak to you on the effects on the industry of the US Farm Bill and other political moves. To be frank, I have to admit that as a non-researcher in a technical sense, I ...
  • Geach, N.G.E. (1988-08-17)
    In recent years the use of agrochemicals, often referred to as pesticides, has become an increasingly controversial topic. The purpose of this paper is to address key issues of interest to all groups with a bona fide stake ...
  • Allen, Stephen; West, Karyl-Lee (1988-08-17)
    This review of the literature referring to A. macrospora indicates the extent of current knowledge about the pathogen and the disease it causes.
  • ACGRA (1988-08-17)
    AUSTRALIAN COTTON CONFERENCE ACGRA 1988 members , Agenda , 1988
  • ACGRA (1988-08-17)
    Conference Cover
  • Garst, Chris (1988-08-17)
    The major Australian cotton yarn spinners are encouraged by the improvements the researchers and the growers have managed to obtain in the newer varieties. Increased fibre strength has given increased yarn strengths ...
  • Teakle, R.E. (1988-08-17)
    BACILLUS THURINGIENSIS use as an insecticide for 25 years despite formidable competition from conventional insecticides is largely due to its safety and compatibility. mainly with natural control but also with chemical ...
  • Chinajariyawong, A.; Walter, G.H.; Harri, V.E. (1988-08-17)
    The study reported here concentrated. On these sap-suokinq bugs, which were reputed to damage seedling and early-squaring cotton
  • Reid, Peter (1988-08-17)
    There are increasing areas of cotton grown in regions which are prone to cool seasons, eg. the Darling Downs, the upper Namoi and upper Macquarie valleys. Farmers even further south in the Lachlan valley are also now ...
  • Hubick, K.T.; Farquhar, G.D. (1988-08-17)
    The Cotton Council has been funding our project, for which we intend to identify cotton varieties with efficiency of dry matter production when irrigation is expensive, or relatively inexpensive. The fonner will be achieved ...
  • BROWNE, R.S. (1988-08-17)
    Chemical Farming implies the use of chemicals for the control of insects, weeds and diseases. In this paper, I want to deal with the use of herbicides in cotton that can be used with, or as a substitute mechanical cultivation. ...
  • Kirchhof, G.; Schafer, B.M.; So, H.B. (1988-08-17)
    To investigate soil response to compaction, a range of cracking clay soils (Vertisols) were collected from major cotton growing areas in Queensland and subjected to a uni-axial-compression. Large differences in ...
  • Lawrence, P.; Mann, G. (1988-08-17)
    The objective of the cotton breeding programme is to breed cultivars which are adapted to central Queensland environments. Specific objectives include t.he development of cultivars having high yield, with stability ...
  • Lawrence, Peter (1988-08-17)
    Currently in Australia there are approximately 700 cotton germplasm accessions located with CSIRO, QDPI and a few private seed companies. My job during 88/89 season will be to obtain samples of all these accessions and ...
  • Vance, Peter (1988-08-17)
    Irrigation trials have been conducted at Byee over the last two seasons as part of a Statewide project funded by the Cotton Research Council.
  • Mues, Colin (1988-08-17)
    The Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics is one of the few organisations that publish cotton pri ce forecasts t o assist growers in making their planting decisions. The US Department of Agriculture, for ...
  • Hulme, P.J.; MacLeod, D.A.; McKenzie, D.C.; Anthony, D.A. (1988-08-17)
    The presence of right-angle bending in cotton tap roots clearly shows the restrictions which degradation of soil structure imposes on cotton growth. The obvious solution to this problem is to break up degraded layers by ...
  • Bourne, J.F. (1988-08-17)
    Yield responses to increasing amounts of irrigation water have been demonstrated in the past by individual trials. In these trials watering occured at varying deficits of soil moisture below field capacity .
  • Constable, G.A. (1988-08-17)
    Proper nutrition is one of the many factors necessary in achieving the high yield and quality standards we have set for our cotton crop. Laboratory testing can reveal situations where more or new nutrients should be added ...

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