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  • Byrne-Morrison, Tracey (2014-08-05)
    The Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre was the award-winning venue for the 16th Australian Cotton Conference which attracted more than 1500 representatives from the industry including cotton growers, researchers, ...
  • Robert, Mensah,; Young, Alison; Watts, Nick; Leach, David; Glennie, Peter (2014-08-05)
    Australian cotton is now dominated by transgenic (Bt) varieties, which provides a strong platform for Integrated Pest Management (IPM) of key pests such as Helicoverpa spp. This now means though that new selective IPM ...
  • McIntosh, S. (2014-08-05)
    Cotton gin trash (CGT) collected from Australian cotton gins was evaluated for bioethanol production. A detailed compositional profiling of CGT reveals variation between ginning samples and a unique profile consisting of ...
  • Uddin, Jasim; Smith, Rod; Gillies, Malcolm (2014-08-05)
    Issue being addressed? Cut-off time is vital in furrow irrigation as it significantly affects the efficiency of irrigation. Traditionally, irrigators continue the irrigation until the water reaches the end of the field. ...
  • Uddin, Jasim; Smith, Rod; Hancock, Nigel; Foley, Joseph (2014-08-05)
    Evaporation losses during sprinkler irrigation are perceived by the irrigation community to be high and is a major impediment to the adoption of sprinkler irrigation. Previous overseas experimental studies have reported ...
  • Sandell, G.R.; Baillie, C.P.; Chen, G.; Szabo, P.M. (2014-08-05)
    Question/issue being addressed? Continued pressure on oil price affects cotton production because it is a highly mechanised and high-input crop that relies heavily on diesel, fertilisers, chemicals and water. Increased ...
  • Antille, Diogenes L.; Bennett, John McL.; Woodhouse, Nathan; Jensen, Troy A.; Keller, Thomas (2014-08-05)
    To quantify and explain patterns of soil compaction caused by cotton pickers and to develop a set of practical recommendations for minimising soil damage during harvesting operations.
  • Smith, Rhiannon; Visser, Francois; Welsh, Jon; Vogel, Stacey; Trindall, Jane (2014-08-05)
    The Australian Cotton Industry is developing a carbon (C) footprint calculator for cotton farms. The calculator determines C sequestration and emissions associated with agricultural production (irrigated and dryland crops ...
  • Kirkby, Karen; Staines, Trudy (2014-08-05)
    An innovative collaborative project run by NSW DPI Cotton Pathologist Dr Karen Kirkby and CSIRO Cotton Industry Education Officer Trudy Staines introduced students from year 10 Narrabri High School to possible career ...
  • Nachimuthu, Gunasekhar; Hulugalle, Nilantha (2014-08-05)
    The project will investigate the impact of land management practices (tillage, stubble management, crop rotation) on carbon losses through terrestrial pathways such as runoff, erosion, and leaching. Knowledge on carbon ...
  • Lower, Tony; Temperley, John (2014-08-05)
    To provide the cotton industry with an update of the rates of work related serious injury and fatality to ensure that the most current and complete data possible is made available so that any priorities for and/or actions ...
  • Lower, Tony; Temperley, John (2014-08-05)
    Aim To provide the cotton industry with an update of the rates of work related serious injury and fatality to ensure that the most current and complete data possible is made available so that any priorities for and/or ...
  • Morgan, Gaylon D.; McFarland, Mark L.; Spiegelhauer, Michael; Coker, Dennis L. (2014-08-05)
    The frequency and severity of potassium (K) deficiency symptoms in cotton on the highly productive clay soils in Texas have increased in recent years. Two locations with low to medium soil K levels were chosen for ...
  • Howard, Tanya (2014-08-05)
    challenges suggest the need for research with cotton growers, distributers and participants in the production cycle, to understand what people think the future holds for the industry, and it's cotton communities. Combining ...
  • Mensah, Robert; Spooner-Hart, Robert; Leach, David; Gregg, Peter (2014-08-05)
    Issue being addressed Australian cotton farmers have achieved substantial reductions in insecticide use from their adoption of GM technology to control Helicoverpa spp. However they now face problems associated with a wider ...
  • Callander, Jason; Walter, Gimme; Mensah, Robert (2014-08-05)
    Outline/Question The effectiveness of the Bt refuge strategy relies not only on the production of susceptible moths in refuge crops, but also the movement of these moths within the Bt cotton landscape. However, as this is ...
  • Smith, Linda; Scheikowski, Linda; Bauer, Bartley (2014-08-05)
    Why are disease surveys important? Surveys are conducted by pathologists to monitor the distribution and importance of key endemic pests and record the presence or absence of new or exotic diseases. DAFF Qld has identified ...
  • Staines, Trudy; Downes, Sharon (2014-08-05)
    The cotton industry is challenged with attracting and retaining core staff, on-farm labour, and access to professional advisers and service providers. This project is a strategy to link the cotton industry with schools, ...
  • Szabo, M.; Montgomery, J.; Sandell, G. (2014-08-05)
    Energy costs have risen significantly over the past decade and cotton growers continue to look for ways to improve their on farm energy use efficiency. Pumping costs on irrigated cotton farms consistently account for 60 ...
  • Kirkby, Karen; Lonergan, Peter; Cooper, Bethany; Roser, Sharlene (2014-08-05)
    Research undertaken by NSW DPI Pathology in the project Diseases of Cotton XI continues to ask questions with regard to pathogens causing diseases of cotton.

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