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  • Constable, Greg (2000-06-30)
    A walk-in cool room was originally planned to be part of the new cotton breeding/pathology wing at the Australian Cotton Research Institute but was deleted during the construction phase due to budget constraints. The cool ...
  • Neilsen, James (CSIRO Plant Industry, 2006-06-30)
    Improved understanding of cotton plant response to water stress. Experiments to establish the response of cotton plant to soil water stress under different soil types, climatic conditions and fruiting loads have shown ...
  • Jackson, Rod (2011-06-30)
    A knowledge system model to improve the effectiveness of the transfer of(irrigation) information to growers was developed and tested. Knowledge can be described as information combined with experience, context, interpretation, ...
  • Montgomery, Janelle (NSW Department of Primary Industries, 2012-06-30)
    A knowledge system model to improve the effectiveness of the transfer of(irrigation) information to growers was developed and tested. Knowledge can be described as information combined with experience, context, interpretation, ...
  • N/A (2000-06-30)
    The workshop was convened in order to focus on the water balance of cotton crops and catchments where the crop is grown. Most research on water in cotton has been problem-oriented. Problems associated with management of ...
  • Bartimote, Timothy (University of Sydney, 2014-06-30)
    Water is essential for producing high yielding and high quality cotton and cotton is demanding in its water consumption requiring, on average, 5.2 ML/ha for peak production in Australia (Cotton Australia 2015). With the ...
  • Roth, Guy (Roth Rural; National Primary Industries Research, Development and Extension (RD&E) Framework, 2015-06-30)
    The updated National Water Use in Agriculture RDE Strategy 2015 and the successful “Smarter Irrigation for Profit” Rural R&D For Profit project. CRDC committed to continued involved in the implementation of this important ...
  • Young, Sandy (Auscott and the Australian Cotton Centre, 2006-06-30)
    Situated in Narrabri, the heart of cotton country is the Australian Cotton Centre. Providing the educational front-line for the cotton industry, the centre takes visitors from young children to their grandparents on an ...
  • Carrigan, Emma (Queensland Department of Primary Industries, 2004-06-30)
    Australian irrigated cotton growers are committed to improving their Water Use Efficiency (WUE) for economic, environmental, social and political reasons (Breen et al, 2006). Furrow irrigation is the dominant irrigation ...
  • Smith, Adam (University of New England, 2015-06-30)
    Waterbirds have been observed on constructed water storages of the irrigated cotton landscapes in northern NSW for decades and yet there have been few studies to quantify the importance of these structures. Additional ...
  • Hodgson, A.S (1987-06-30)
    The overall objective is to develop soil and agronomic management techniques to improve the aeration of irrigated clays and hence their productivity for cotton. Specific objectives: * To quantify waterlogging influences ...
  • Wigginton, David (DW Consulting Services, 2013-06-30)
    WATERpak is the Australian Cotton Industry’s Compendium of water and irrigation research. Its production was funded by the Cotton Research and Development Corporation and it was first released in August 2004. Since 2004 ...
  • N/A (2000-06-30)
    Our network currently consists of 18 Campbell Scientific automatic stations spread across the Darling Downs (see enclosed map). The cost of network was approximately $130,000 and we believe it to be the largest privately ...
  • Scott, Brent (Dirranbandi Cotton Growers Association, 2017-06-30)
    Currently our district relies on weather data from St. George Queensland (4487), which is 95kms north of our town, Mungindi in New South Wales (110kms away) or alternatively Walgett, which is 205kms from our district. We ...
  • Thomas, Amanda (Macquarie Valley Cotton Grower Association, 2018-06-30)
    The CRDC Grassroots Grants program encourages Cotton Grower Associations (CGAs) to apply for funding to support capacity building projects in their region. Since the Grassroots Grants program commenced in 2011, CRDC has ...
  • Harris, Jack (Walgett Cotton Growers Assocation, 2017-05-31)
  • Nemec, Lori; Harris, Jack (Walgett CGA, 2017-06-30)
    The project objective was to build on an earlier project and fill some gaps in the Walgett area which do not have adequate weather information which growers can utilise to make management decisions and to help in reducing ...
  • Charles, Graham (1991-06-30)
    A survey form asking the cost of weed control, the major weed problems and the herbicides used was sent to fifty two cotton growers from the seven major cotton areas of New South Wales. On average, weed control costs the ...
  • Charles, Graham (2012-06-22)
    A survey form asking the cost of weed control, the major weed problems and the herbicides used was sent to fifty two cotton growers from the seven major cotton areas of New South Wales. On average, weed control costs the ...
  • Charles, Graham (1994-06-30)
    This project focused on the control of nutgrass. Nutgrass (Cyperus rotundus) is considered to be the world's worst weed and inf es ts over 15% of the cotton growing area. Nutgrass adversely affects cotton by competition ...

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