CRDC Final Reports

 

In this community, you will find CRDC's library of more than 1,100 final reports, ranging from 1986 to 2017. Reports are uploaded on an ongoing basis throughout the year.

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  • Dibley, Stephen (Plant Health Australia, 2018-05-30)
    The aim of this training was to build industry biosecurity capacity and provide a gap analysis for boll weevils. Participants worked through the process of an incursion and eradication, with PHA facilitating the scenario. *see ...
  • Rochester, Ian; Weaver, Tim (CSIRO Plant Industry, 2017-06-30)
    The impact of legumes after 21 years of rotation (11 legume crops) continue to positively impact soil health. The addition of a legume in a cotton rotation impacts all aspects of the cotton production. The evidence was ...
  • Fillipi, Patrick (University of Sydney, 2018-06-30)
    Soil is an invaluable finite resource, and there is considerable interest in monitoring the status of soil, as well as the direction and degree of any changes in soil attributes. Land use change and agricultural management ...
  • Braunack, Michael; Bange, Michael; Bennett, John (CSIRO Plant Industry, 2018-06-30)
    Soil compaction is a hidden and continuing constraint to cotton productivity due to increasing size and weight of equipment and is estimated to be in the order of >$30M in lost revenue. Growers recognise compaction is an ...
  • Brookes, Dean (The University of Queensland, 2017-06-30)
    The Green Vegetable Bug (GVB), Nezara viridula, has recently become a more significant pest of Australian cotton but it is not a problem every season. This project addressed aspects of the multiple host use and movement ...
  • Dang, Aaditi (National Centre for Engineering in Agriculture, 2017-06-30)
    Declining water quality and quantity is a threat to the production of food and fibre worldwide. While irrigation using marginal quality saline-sodic (MQSS) water is emerging as a more common practice, it is still an ...
  • Marshall, Kate; Langfield, Kate (New South Wales Department of Primary Industries, 2015-06-30)
    The pest status of A. gossypii in Australian cotton has steadily increased since the 1990’s when it was considered a late season secondary pest suppressed by insecticides used against other insect species (Wilson 1996). ...
  • Anderson, Fiona; Todd, Liz (Crop Consultants Australia Inc., 2018-06-30)
    The annual qualitative and quantitative survey project measures the impacts and outcomes of research and production critical to the Australian cotton industry. Crop Consultants Australia (CCA) has collected quantitative ...
  • Smith, John (New South Wales Department of Primary Industries, 2017-06-30)
    The cotton industry is rapidly expanding in southern NSW. The purchase of a cotton trial picker will significantly enhance the ability of NSW DPI Plant Systems Branch, and other research organisations, to deliver accurate ...
  • Christensen, Bron (Dawson Valley Cotton Growers Association, 2018-06-30)
    Until 2015, cotton growers in the Dawson Valley had no access to localised, accurate weather forecasting tools and had to rely on information relayed from weather stations located in Biloela which is 116 km away. Thanks ...
  • Dibley, Stephen (Plant Health Australia, 2017-06-30)
    This funding supported a workshop aimed to build industry capacity to respond to a biosecurity incursion. A gap analysis for cotton boll weevils was used. Participants worked through the process of an incursion and ...
  • Maas, Susan; Lawler, Jenny (Australasian Plant Pathology Society (APPS); Plant Biosecurity Cooperative Research Centre (PBCRC); Alliance for Agriculture & Food Innovation, 2018-06-30)
    This project funded bronze sponsorship of the Science Protecting Plant Health 2017. With delegates from around the world, severalfrom Australasia, Science Protecting Plant Health 2017 offered an unparalleled opportunity ...
  • Maas, Susan (Susan Maas, 2018-06-30)
    FUSCOM provides a great opportunity for researchers, interested consultants and growers to keep up to date on the progress of current plant disease related projects in the Australian cotton industry. It also provides the ...
  • Gall, Lou (Gwydir Valley & Macquarie Cotton Grower Association, 2018-06-30)
    The Gwydir Valley region has been experiencing varying but rising levels of the incidence of Silver Leaf Whitefly (SLW) over the last few years, and the Macquarie is only a season or two behind. The growers and consultants ...
  • Glover, Julie (Upper Namoi Cotton Grower Association Workshop, 2018-06-30)
    Fertiliser is commonly spread in a typical cotton farming system and evidence suggests that the spreaders being used have not been calibrated properly meaning that these machines are not operating at maximum efficiency. ...
  • Green, Simon (Dawson Valley Cotton Growers Association, 2018-06-30)
    This project assisted members of the Dawson Valley Cotton Growers to attend AgTECH CH17 on Wednesday 8th November 2017, stay over in Emerald for the evening to then participate in the CHCGI organised field day the following ...
  • Kiely, Aaron (Central Highland Cotton Growers & Irrigators Association, 2018-06-30)
    This project supported growers to see a different irrigation solutions being implemented on farm. Growers reluctance to adopt new technologies could be overcome by visiting early adopters and ...
  • Chudleigh, Peter (Agtrans Research, 2018-09-30)
    The following impact assessment addresses investment by CRDC in a cluster six sustainability projects. Sustainability can be defined as a measure of a cropping system's capacity to sustain itself in the long-term without ...
  • Unknown author (Agtrans Research, 2018-09-30)
    myBMP is a voluntary farm and environmental management system which provides self- assessment mechanisms, practical tools and auditing processes to ensure that Australian cotton is produced according to best management ...
  • Chudleigh, Peter (Agtrans Research, 2018-06-30)
    This report presents the results of an impact assessment of a cluster of six Bt Technologies projects funded by the Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC) over the years ending June 2010 to 2018. In addition ...

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