CRDC Final Reports: Recent submissions

  • Kelly, Bryce (The University of New South Wales, 2018-12)
    Hydrochemical and isotopic results reveal that there are distinct differences in the groundwater chemistry with depth throughout the Lower Namoi Alluvium (LNA). This is due to varying recharge processes, as well as the ...
  • Herron, Grant (NSW DPI, 2019-06)
    • Cotton aphid, two-spotted mite (TSM), banana or strawberry spider mite (SSM), cotton seedling thrips, western flower thrips (WFT) and green mirid were collected from Australian cotton growing regions. • TSM regularly ...
  • Knox, Oliver (University of New England, 2019-06)
    UNE1601 came about from a merger of two proposals. One proposed to develop a more detailed understanding of C under cotton, whilst the other focused on the potential for rotations to modify the soil microbial biology. To ...
  • Grundy, Paul (Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, 2018-05)
    This project was undertaken to investigate how dryland cotton production and its place in the farming system could be improved, particularly with the release of Bollgard® 3 varieties. Changes to the Resistance Management ...
  • Chauhan, Bhagirath (University of Queensland, 2019-12)
    Farming systems in cotton are changing and weed management is again becoming more complex. The rise of herbicide resistance, particularly to glyphosate and the imminent introduction of new herbicide tolerant traits to ...
  • Sharman, Murray (Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, 2019-06)
    This project aimed to enhance and support the sustainability of the Australian cotton industry by: providing continued capacity in plant virology expertise and diagnostics, building industry awareness of viral disease ...
  • Gregg, Peter (University of New England, 2017-12)
    This project aimed to provide ecological information on an important pest species to underpin strategies for resistance management in Bt cotton. The cotton industry relies on Bt, now in Bollgard III® varieties, which provide ...
  • de Hayr, Brett (Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, 2016-11)
    The AgFutures – Innovation and Investment Conference was held on the 22-23 November 2016 at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. AgFutures was the first Queensland conference focusing on future technology in ...
  • Hopkinson, Jamie (Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, 2019-06)
    Over the three years of this project, data has been collected on the resistance status of silverleaf whitefly, Bemisia tabaci (MEAM1) to registered insecticides. In response to emerging resistance to the IGR pyriproxyfen, ...
  • Hine, Don (University of New England, 2020-02)
    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Spray drift, the off-target movement of herbicides and pesticides, negatively impacts agricultural production across Australia. The problem is particularly acute in mixed cropping regions where a diverse ...
  • Visser, Francois (University of Queensland, 2019-10)
    Development of a land use indicator set for the Australian cotton industry to demonstrate the sustainability impacts on soil health: May we recommend that the follow criteria be considered when developing an indicator ...
  • Graham, Charles (NSW DPI, 2019-06)
    A weed control threshold for cotton production was first released to the Australian industry in 2008. It has been widely used as a guide to the level of weed pressure that can be tolerated in fields without economic damage ...
  • Le, Duy (NSW DPI, 2020-06)
    Diseases of cotton are of a significant constraint to cotton production and have been identified as key areas for investment by the cotton industry. Sustainability of the Australian cotton industry remains dependent on ...
  • Smith, Linda (Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, 2019-06)
    Since the first detection in the Dawson/Callide region of Central Queensland in 2012, reniform nematode has become a serious concern for cotton growers and researchers as well. Although reniform is considered one of the ...
  • Knox, Oliver (University of New England, 2019-06)
    The project UNE1403, Prodessor of Soil Systems Biology, was established between UNE and CRDC in 2014. Dr Oliver Knox was recruited from Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) to the post marking his return to Australia and the ...
  • Manjarrez, Maria; Martin, Ash (Microbiology Laboratories Australia, 2020-06-30)
    Project details: CRDC project ID: MLAB1901 CRDC goal: Click here to select a Goal CRDC key focus area: Click here to select a KFA Principal researcher: Dr Maria Manjarrez, Research and Development Organ ...
  • Grundy, Paul (Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, 2017)
    Central Queensland is geographically and climatically distinct from Australia’s other cotton production regions and as such presents both opportunities and challenges for cotton production and the farming system. This ...
  • McKay, Luke (Nuffield Australia, 2019-09-30)
  • Sharpe, Colin; Woods, Nicholas; Fraser, Greg (Plant Health Australia, National Working Party on Pesticides Applications, 2020-06-30)
  • Concannon, Roisin; Whitehouse, Mary (CSIRO and The University of Sydney, 2020-03-29)
    Providing Australian cotton protection from biotic threats and environmental stresses requires informed surveillance and management. One such threat is the fungal disease, Verticillium wilt, caused by the pathogen Verticillium ...

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