2010 Australian Cotton Conference

 

Proceedings from the 2010 Australian Cotton Conference.

Recent Submissions

  • Walker, Steve; Werth, Jeff; McDonald, Craig; Charles, Graham (2010-08-10)
    The widespread adoption of glyphosate tolerant cotton in the last 10 years has substantially modified the weed control practices used in irrigated and dryland cotton crops. Data on changes in the weed populations, ...
  • Montgomery, Janelle; Jackson, Rod; McCaffery, Annette (2010-08-10)
    Commencing in October 2009, the 12 month pilot program will measure the industry's responsiveness to government funded irrigation modernisation programs aimed at water recovery. Importantly STBBRG will also assist in guiding ...
  • Montgomery, Janelle; Bray, Stuart (2010-08-10)
    The survey data showed a wide range of irrigation performance and water volume estimation and measurement across the industry. It found the average GPWUIfarm for the cotton industry was 1.14 bales per megalitre. This figure ...
  • Rochester, Ian (2010-08-10)
    Soil organic carbon (SOC) increased throughout a 10-year monitoring period (1998-2008) in an experiment that compared five cotton-based cropping systems. These systems included faba bean, vetch and wheat crops, as well as ...
  • McGarry, Des; Gunawardena, Thusitha; Foley, Jenny (2010-08-10)
    This project commenced in 2002 to monitor DD across a range of irrigated cropping lands in the upper Murray Darling basin. At its peak, there were 11 sites where lysimeters were installed (all but one in commercial, irrigated ...
  • Miles, Melina; Lloyd, Richard; Quade, Adam; Murray, Dave (2010-08-10)
    In a trial undertaken to determine the efficacy of selected chemistry for the control of Solenopsis mealybug on cotton picking machinery, Pulse Penetrant provided close to complete control of all lifestages targeted. The ...
  • Ludgate, Zara (2010-08-10)
    Bioassays developed and extensive screening undertaken between 2007-10 * No changes in resistance factors in cotton from 2007 to 2010 * Elevated resistance factors recorded in horticultural regions for pyriproxyfen ...
  • Kelly, David; Quinn, James; Marshall, John; Eveleigh, Robert; Ford, Bob (2010-08-10)
    Whilst managing for fibre quality is in the title of this presentation, most of the focus is on yield. However, if you're producing high yields, generally you're also producing good quality; particularly the parameters of ...
  • Herron, Grant; Wilson, Lewis (2010-08-10)
    Aphis gossypii Glover (cotton or melon aphid) is an important pest of cotton due to its ability to reduce yield through feeding damage. Until the introduction of Bt-cotton to Australia in the mid 1990s cotton aphids were ...