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  • 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 ...
  • Roth, Guy (2012-08-05)
    As part of the cotton industry sustainability understanding it is necessary to understand social indicators of the industry's human resources. An analysis was undertaken of the raw data from the Crop Consultant's Australia ...
  • Grundy, Paul; Yeates, Stephen (2012-08-05)
    During the last 5 years we have been researching the feasibility of cotton production in the Burdekin region of north Queensland. This research suggests that good yields of high quality cotton can be grown provided ...
  • Baillie, Craig; Snell, Gary; Chen, Guangnan; Yusaf, Talal (2012-08-05)
    Rising diesel and electricity costs are well known to producers. The cost of energy is predicted to rise significantly into the longer term. This CRDC industry project is investigating alternative energy sources now to put ...
  • Leng, R.A (2012-08-05)
    Future world meat and milk production has to increase to feed a population of 8-10 billion people within a few years. Feed resources to increase animal production will be limited by decreasing availability of cereal grains ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Mahan, James; Bange, Michael; Young, Andrew (2012-08-05)
  • Sharman, Murray; Gambley, Cherie; Maas, Susan; Wilson, Lewis; Smith, Linda (2012-08-05)
    Cotton blue disease (CBD) is not present in Australia. However, the vector of CBD, the cotton aphid, is common in all Australian cotton regions. It is likely that CBD has the potential to establish and spread to all cotton ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • , 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 ...
  • Verwey, Peter; Boehm, Rohan; Maas, Susan (2012-08-05)
    Mobile devices are everywhere. Smart phones are more than just something to make calls with, and tablets have revolutionised the way that we work and play. A library worth of books can be stored and read on mobile devices ...
  • 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 ...
  • Murphy, Caoilinn; Wiedemann, Stephen; Watts, Peter (2012-08-05)
    Water use is an important and well researched issue in the cotton industry. However, there is growing interest worldwide in water use throughout the product supply chain, covering not only production, but also manufacturing ...
  • Yang, Shouren; Gordon, Stuart (2012-08-05)
    Cottonspec, a spinning prediction software, has proven a useful management tool, giving spinners immediate feedback on the fibre quality they use. The program gives excellent predictions of yarn quality. Cottonspec has ...
  • Krajewski, Andrew; Gordon, Stuart; Abbott, Andrew; Barnes, Scott; Fox, David (2012-08-05)
    Australian cotton is usually purchased to produce high quality, fine count ring spun yarn. Spinners nominate low contamination as one of the favoured properties of Australian cotton.

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