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  • 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 ...
  • Constable, G.A.; Rochester, I.J.; Cook, J.B. (1986-08-20)
    Questions are often raised about whether trace elements are required on cotton. Zinc deficiency has been confirmed in areas where topsoil has been removed, and zinc application is common in many areas, despite a lack of ...
  • Constable, , G.A.; Hodgson, A.S. (1986-08-20)
    Drip irrigation has been of interest in regions where water is scarce or expensive (e.g. Israel and Arizona). In Australia the water supply is very variable, while the cost of water, though cheap by some standards, could ...
  • Twi, ne, P.H. (1986-08-20)
    In the era of nearly total reliance on pesticides, there was general disregard of the fact that even the simplest agroecosystem presents a complicated maze or delicately balanced ecological interactions.
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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.
  • Hodgson, A.S. (1986-08-20)
    Each furrow irrigation waterlogs most of the root zone of cotton in cracking clay soils. This deprives the roots of oxygen, they take up less water and nutrients. and this reduces growth and yield. Recent research at ...
  • Forrester, N.W. (1986-08-20)
    The threat of resistance has been realised, and no doubt will continue to be realised in the future. What then is the cost once resistance has developed?
  • 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?".
  • Chinajariyawong, , A.; Harris, V.E. (1986-08-20)
    Experiments were conducted to determine whether on cotton, Rutherglen Bug and Grey Cluster Bug were able to survive, develop and reproduce. Their ability to damage cotton was also assessed.
  • Emerald Consultants (1986-08-20)
    We believe the success of the modern cotton farmer is becoming more dependent upon his being made aware of, selecting and implementing appropriate research and new technology. This requires a strong link between researcher ...
  • St George Consultants (1986-08-20)
    The presentation hereunder is a collation of views of consultants from the Darling Downs and the St George regions. The following points will be considered: (a) Are research needs being addressed by researchers? (b) If so ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Constable, G.A. (1986-08-20)
    Several factors influence the nitrogen demands of a cotton crop and the ability of the soil and fertiliser to satisfy these demands. Some of these factors (eg weather) are beyond the control of a cotton grower. One of the ...
  • 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 ...
  • Teakle, R.E. (1986-08-20)
    Factors which influence the efficacy of an NPV application These include: (i) the initial actjvity of the virus preparation, distribution (.i.i) lts rate or application and distribution on the crop, (Jji) Its persistence ...

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