1986 Australian Cotton Conference

 

Recent Submissions

  • Howes, John (1986-08-20)
    Without doubt the world statistical stock situation would indicate that there is an enormous Imbalance between the supply/ demand situation for cotton, which on the f ace of it will last for some years yet. Nevertheless ...
  • Reid, P.E.; Lawrence, P.K. (1986-08-20)
    The renewed interest in non-irrigated cotton production in recent years led us to undertake co-operative cultivar trials, commencing in 1981/82. There were considerable differences in opinion on the types of cultivars ...
  • Hughes, Dennis (1986-08-20)
    Although cotton has been grown in Australia for over one hundred years, mainly in Queensland prior to the early 1960's, it was not until 1963/1964 following the completion of the Keepit Dam and the introduction of the Raw ...
  • GALMES, R.M. (1986-08-20)
    Like most other major manufacturing industries, cotton spinners in the western world have been constantly pressured by heavy competition from low wage costs countries. That constant pressure to reduce overall production ...
  • Robinson, G.A. (1986-08-20)
    Due to the economic pressure being placed on the cotton fibre by increased use of man-made fibres, the revolution in textile processing technology and the current world surplus, research on the quality and value of cotton ...
  • Reid, P.E. (1986-08-20)
    The short season cotton breeding program at Narrabri is continuing to make good progress in developing early maturing cultivars adapted to Australian conditions.
  • Bureau of Agricultural Economics (1986-08-20)
    The following paper outlines the Bureau's latest outlook for the Australian cotton industry as recently published in the Quarterly Review of Rural Economy Vol . 8, No. 3 August 1986. Further discussion on the background ...
  • Luckett, D.J. (1986-08-20)
    I have been asked to discuss two features of the CSIRO cotton breeding work at Narrabri. The first concerns the quality. criteria we use, the second the role that biotechnology will play in varietal improvement.
  • Thomson, N.J. (1986-08-20)
    firstly canvassed growers on their experiences with Siokra. Most said that weeds were no more difficult to control in Siokra than in Deltapine 90. Both varieties, but especially Siokra, rated highly for their good germination ...
  • Lawrence, Peter (1986-08-20)
    In 1985 one of the main questions asked by growers was "How does Deltapine 90 and Siokra compare with Deltapine 61?". Now in 1986, the questions is "How does Deltapine 90 compare with Siokra?".
  • Findley, W.B. (1986-08-20)
    Techniques to Improve Profitability of Growing Cotton
  • Brook, Ken D.; Stafford, Brian G.; Hearn, A. Brian (1986-08-20)
    Early crop protection is a controversial subject in modern pest management. Grower magazines in Australia and the U.S. carry articles expressing firm opinions both for and against. Australian cotton growers remain divided ...
  • S.Wangboonkong (1986-08-20)
    The cotton bollworm, Heliothis armigera Hubner, is the most serious pest of cotton in Thailand. A programme of screening chemicals for this insect in the field has been conducted since 1965 to discover the most effective ...
  • Moffett, Melda L. (1986-08-20)
    Bacterial blight of cotton is a major disease in most cotton growing countries of the world. It was first recorded in Australia in 1923 in Queensland and since then has been present in most crops in varying degrees of ...
  • Fitt, Gary P. (1986-08-20)
    The development and release of SIOKRA, the new okra-leaf variety, has created considerable interest with respect to pest management. The altered leaf shape of this cultivar, which results in a more open canopy, has led ...
  • Wilson, , Lewis; Wilson, Angus (1986-08-20)
    Three species of pest mites are found in cotton in NSW and Qld: the two spotted mite, Tetranychus urticae, the bean mite, T. ludenli, and the strawberry mite, T. lambi. Of these T. urticae is the major pest, and has a level ...
  • Estens, Dick; Graham, Peter T. (1986-08-20)
    As a result of a major fall in world cotton prices, the Namoi Cotton Co-operative has been actively looking at ways of reducing costs on cotton farms.
  • Allen, Stephen J. (1986-08-20)
    A review of overseas literature shows that several approaches have been recommended for the control of bacterial blight of cotton . These methods include resistant cultivars, destruction or avoidance of infested crop debris, ...
  • Wilson, , A.G.L.; Bauer, L. (1986-08-20)
    The scouting of cotton for eggs and larvae of Heliothis spp is a labour intensive and therefore expensive undertaking. The question arises whether cost savings could be made by using semi-automatic monitoring devices to ...
  • Pyke, B.A.; Rice, M.J.; Sabine, B.N.E.; Zalucki, M.P. (1986-08-20)
    The Push Pull Strategy (P.P.S.) is a method of sensory manipulation of pest insects originated at the University of Queensland. It proposes to manage the behaviour of pests by making their food less palatable with allomones ...

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