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  • Heimoana, Simone; Wilson, Lewis; Constable, Greg (2012-08-05)
  • Roth, Ingrid (2012-08-05)
    Survey information like this helps in targeting research and extension efforts for the industry and to track changes over time. This poster shows just some of the information about irrigation
  • Roth, Ingrid (2012-08-05)
    Some insight to the make up of cotton growing farms can be drawn from the 2011 cotton grower survey. A survey of 183 cotton growers, covering 45,410 of dryland and 114,622 ha of irrigated cotton was completed for the Cotton ...
  • Roth, Ingrid (2012-08-05)
    The 2011 grower survey was done for the Cotton CRC and the Cotton Research & Development Corporation. The survey looked into features of cotton properties, farming practices in the 2010-11 season and the use of information ...
  • Krajewski, Andrew; Gordon, Stuart (2012-08-05)
    Management of moisture in cotton during ginning is important in determining fibre quality and the energy cost to the ginner. CSIRO with help from the Cotton Catchment Communities (CCC) CRC, the CRDC and Australian gin ...
  • , Alexander; Maas, Susan; Pendergast, Lance (2012-08-05)
    The Fitzroy Basin Association (FBA) is supporting the delivery of the Cotton myBMP program, and providing significant funding assistance to CQ cotton growers for water quality improvements adopted under myBMP.Between June ...
  • Baillie, Craig; Snell, Gary; Chen, Guangnan; Yusaf, Talal (2012-08-05)
    Australia's highly mechanised agriculture, energy (diesel & electricity) represents a major cost for growers. Energy assessments can offer individual growers significant savings in their energy costs, up to 30% in some ...
  • Cross, Dominic; Mansfield, Sarah; Whitehouse, Mary; Downes, Sharon (2012-08-05)
    Field experiments stocking varying, densities of H. armigera revealed, several differences between pigeon, pea and non-Bt cotton refuges., Survival of Helicoverpa eggs was, higher in cotton, while survival of, larvae and ...
  • Mahan, James; Bange, Michael; Young, Andrew (2012-08-05)
  • Kirkby, Karen; A.Lonergan, Peter; Smith, Linda; Scheikowski, Linda; R.Cooper, Beth (2012-08-05)
    The success of the Australian cotton industry can largely be attributed to science, technology, capacity and innovation. The Australian cotton industry benefits from collabrorative networks between peak bodies, government ...
  • Khan, Moazzem; Byers, Kristy; Maas, Susan; Spargo, Gail (2012-08-05)
    Cotton seed and boll rots are caused by a number of organisms including fungi and bacteria. Recently we isolated the bacterium, Pantoea agglomerans, from rotten bolls. A survey on boll rots across cotton growing areas this ...
  • Sharman, Murray; Gambley, Cherie; Maas, Susan; Wilson, Lewis; Smith, Linda (2012-08-05)
    CBT is the most serious viral disease of cotton in Australia and is transmit-ted by cotton aphids (Aphis gossypii). CBT symptoms include reduced, plant height, leaf size, petiole length, inter-node length and boll size. ...
  • Gambley, Cherie; Sharman, Murray; Maas, Susan; Smith, Linda; Grundy, Paul (2012-08-05)
    Cotton leaf curl disease (CLCuD) causes serious losses to cotton production in many countries, such as India and Pakistan. For example, CLCuD cost the Pakistan industry about US$5 billion (1992-1997) and during the 2009-1010 ...
  • Montgomery, Janelle; Bray, Stuart (2012-08-05)
    This project will improve industry capacity to adopt best management practice and improve water use and energy efficiency, through the provision of training, technical support and extension material.
  • Montgomery, Janelle; Soppe, Richard; Hornbuckle, John (2012-08-05)
    Developed by CSIRO, IrriSat is a weather based irrigation scheduling service. It uses satellite imagery to better determine site specific crop coefficients (Kc) that are needed to calculate crop water use.
  • McCarthy, Alison; Smith, Rod; Hancock, Nigel (2012-08-05)
    Adaptive irrigation control (1) Adaptive control strategies have been developed for real-time management of irrigation. A closedloop or timing (2) actuator hardware to adjust irrigation application
  • Clancy, Loretta; Williams, Sandra; Bange, Michael (2012-08-05)
    Using information generated from research, the CottASSIST web tools can help cotton growers and consultants refine their management decisions.
  • Montgomery, Janelle; Bray, Stuart (2012-08-05)
    Irrigators want to improve water use efficiency (WUE) in terms of bales per megalitre with the intention of maximising their profitability or $/ML. Irrigation benchmarking is crucial if an irrigation enterprise is going ...
  • Mensah, Robert; Watts, Nick; Glennie, Peter; Young, Alison; Singleton, Angela (2012-08-05)
    The study determined the chemical components of cotton and alternative host plants that influence acceptance or rejection of such plants by adults and larvae of Helicoverpa spp. Fractionalised extracts of Plant X were ...
  • Pereg, Lily (2012-08-05)
    There are several important questions that have been raised about the black root rot pathogen, including: How can one detect black root rot? What makes it spread so fast? What makes it so hard to control? Would rotation ...

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