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  • Becerra, Augusto (CSIRO Plant Industry, 2004-06-30)
    Fusarium wilt, caused by Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. vasinfectum (Fov), is a serious disease of cotton in Australia responsible for substantial yield reductions. Since its detection on the Darling Downs in 1993, Fov has ...
  • Oakshott, J (1992-06-30)
    The aim of the project was to produce more virulent strains of a naturally occurlng entomopathogenlc nuclear polyhedrosls virus of Heliothis species.
  • Mahon, Rod (CSIRO Entomology, 2006-06-30)
    This report presents the results of a successful collaboration between Rod Mahon and Karen Olsen (CSIRO Entomology) and Dr David Heckel (Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena, Germany). For the duration of this ...
  • Mahon, Rod (CSIRO Entomology, 2003-06-30)
    Resistance is an ongoing concern with the management of H.armigera in the Australian cotton industry. Management strategies are in place to either prevent, or retard, further development of resistance to either chemical ...
  • Schulzè, Ralph (CRDC, 2007-06-30)
    On 21st November, at Narrabri, over forty Workshop participants, mostly ginners, developed and discussed the following introductory Best Management Practice for the Australian Cotton Ginning Industry. The Workshop ...
  • Singh, Balwant (University of Sydney, 2001-06-30)
    Funding toward the purchase of an atomic absorption spectrometers (with flame and graphite furnace facilities). The instruments were purchased from Vanan Australia last year for a price $109,755.80 and CRDC's contribution ...
  • Erbacher, Damien; Christensen, Bronwyn (Dawson Valley Cotton Growers Association, 2017-06-30)
    Cotton growers in the Dawson Valley currently have no access to localised, correct weather forecasting and status and rely on information relayed from weather stations located at Biloela which is 116 km away. Local growers ...
  • O'Brien, Mary (CottonInfo Team and Upper Namoi Cotton Growers Association, 2019-06-30)
    This project funding supported two workshops held in the Upper Namoi area; one in Spring Ridge, and one in Boggabri. The objectives of the workshops were twofold; 1) To provide opportunity for both cotton growers and others ...
  • Miles, Melina (Queensland Department of Primary Industries, 2001-06-30)
    The 1997-98 cropping season in southern Queensland was characterised by a severe, sustained and damaging outbreak of H. armigera. This situation arose as a result of a combination of factors. Helicoverpa attacks most of ...
  • Harris, Graham (Queensland Department of Primary Industries, 2004-06-30)
    The project has made significant contributions to further our understanding of causes and consequences of climate variability and climate change. Scientifically it has resulted in the publication of 3 international journal ...
  • Gordon, Bill (Bill Gordon Consulting, 2003-06-30)
    Bill Gordon Consulting, with assistance from Graham Betts (ASK GB) have collected information on the current level of skill and some details on equipment setups from 110 ground rig operators in cotton from areas Emerald ...
  • Rankine, Ian (CRDC and 4T Consultants Pty Ltd, 2001-06-30)
    Adoption of BMP in all facets of cotton growing and processing is now well underway. Commitment to the process of constant improvement involves not only growers, but all personnel who play a role in this innovative ...
  • Merrick, Noel (University of Technology, Sydney, 2006-06-30)
    This report covers the Border Rivers, Moonie and Lower Balonne catchments in the Queensland Murray Darling Committee, Inc. , (QMDC) management area with the focus of determining priority groundwater projects. There are ...
  • Gall, Lou; Lowien, Zara (Gwydir Valley Irrigators Association, 2015-06-30)
    Cotton growers and consultants are becoming concerned with the level of compaction in soils in the Gwydir. The feeling is that compaction is increasing due in part to the use of round bale pickers and to working the soil ...
  • Lowien, Zara (Gwydir Valley Irrigator Association, 2015-06-30)
    This project aim was to achieve a more resilient and competitive cotton farming system through increasing the understanding and awareness of the benefits and disadvantages which may be associated with different row ...
  • Dawson, Ben (Gwydir Valley Cotton Growers Association, 2016-06-30)
    Dryland growers are looking to adjust planting dates to better utilise planting opportunities and available soil moisture and minimise the negative impacts of peak flowering during extreme heat events. Greater understanding ...
  • Koetz, Eric (New South Wales Department of Primary Industries, 2018)
    Weeds are a significant threat to all farming systems in NSW. Glyphosate tolerant cotton has been rapidly adopted by the Australian cotton industry since its introduction 18 years ago and currently accounts for about 99% ...
  • Murray, David (Queensland Department of Primary Industries, 2004-06-30)
    Helicoverpa spp. are arguably Australia’s most important insect pests, costing the economy $200-300M annually. Significant advances in the management of helicoverpa have been made since the last workshop in 1995. A two ...
  • Constable, Greg (1992-06-30)
    This project identified a method of evaluating crop growth to predict yield response to Pix. * Two nutritional disorders were examined. Firstly, the long fallow (Galathera) syndrome is undoubtably due to poor infection ...
  • Cunningham, Saul (2015-06-30)
    Bee hives are sometimes placed near cotton fields where there is a risk that they will be exposed to pesticides such as fipronil. In recent years there have been instances of bee death that have caused concern for beekeepers. ...

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