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  • Milroy, Stephen (CSIRO Cotton Research Unit, 2003-06-30)
    The cotton simulation model, OZCOT, is an important component of a number of current and future projects. It is a key tool both for exploring cotton crop responses and as a means of extending the outcomes of science into ...
  • Thompson, Philip (BOYCE Chartered Accountants, 2003-06-30)
    Financial analysis usIng comparative statistics helps farmers identify relative strengths and weaknesses. Accompanying budgets and long term business plans wlll then focus on ways to overcome weaknesses and build on ...
  • Reddan, Bruce; Meppem, Tony (NSW Agriculture, 2003-06-30)
    The expansion of the insectary facilities will enable the reseach infrastructure capacity of ACRI to meet the increasing demands of the Industry for entomology research. This is important given the evolution of practices ...
  • Grace, Peter (CRC for Greenhouse Accounting, 2003-06-30)
    The greenhouse effect is widely considered one of the major threats to Australia agriculture. There is increasing evidence that carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide concentrations are reaching levels that will cause ...
  • Schule, Ralph (Centre for International Economics, 2003-06-30)
    CSIRO and the Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC) commissioned the Centre for International Economics (CIE) to undertake a benefit cost analysis of the research work done by the CSIRO Cotton Research Unit ...
  • Gunning, Robin (NSW Agriculture, 2003-06-30)
    H. armigera populations on cotton have been exposed to BT toxin from sprays and transgenic cotton for a number of years and a CRY 1Ac tolerant strain the “Silver strain” was bred by Dr HT Dang, from the survivors of the ...
  • Reid, Nick (University of New England, 2003-06-30)
    'Biodiversity' refers to the diversity of genes, species, ecosystems and ecoregions. Like other sectors in the Australian economy, the cotton industry has a duty of care to ensure its environmental sustainability, including ...
  • Oakeshott, John (CSIRO Entomology, 2003-06-30)
    Pesticides provide essential protection in the production of many agricultural commodities. However, increasing pesticide use as a result of increased production has led to community concern about the social and environmental ...
  • Lei, Tom (CSIRO Plant Industry, 2003-06-30)
    The Leaf Chamber Fluorometer is an exciting new addition to the physiological instrumentation available to the scientists at ACRI. The LCF has raised the investigative capabilities of the cotton research team and made it ...
  • Taylor, Dr. Taylor, Ian (NSW Agriculture, 2003-06-30)
    Weed surveys conducted by Charles (1989), Roberts (1996 unpublished) and Taylor (2002 unpublished) indicate that the majority of weeds affecting cotton production in Australian farming systems are annual and ephemeral ...
  • Vervoort, Willem (University of Sydney, 2003-06-30)
    An automatic flow analyser was purchased to analyse nitrate, phosphate, chloride and sulfate. The monies for the instrument were a combination of CRDC, Australian Cotton CRC and University of Sydney funding. Many of ...
  • Pyke, Bruce (CRDC, 2003-06-30)
    11th ACGRA Cotton Conference Programme, media coverage and survey results.
  • Bange, Michael (CSIRO Plant Industry, 2003-06-30)
    This project followed on from the proposal CSP98C ‘Development and field testing of micro-computer cotton management packages’ which aimed to support the development of CottonLOGIC and other computerised decision support ...
  • Naylor, Geoffrey (CSIRO Textile and Fibre Technology, 2003-06-30)
    The commonly used Micronaire value for cotton is related to both fibre fineness and maturity. There is a need for a new measurement technique to separate these. This is of particular importance to the Australian industry ...
  • Hickman, Mark (NSW Agriculture, 2003-06-30)
    This is the final report for project DAN168C. This project ceased after 1 year of operation. Mark Hickman was the , however Mark moved into the position of IPM training coordinator with the department of primary industries, ...
  • Hardwick, Scott (CSIRO Entomology, 2003-06-30)
    Field cropping systems in southern NSW have traditionally been associated with the production of grain crops. However since the 1998-1999 growing season there has been a rapid expansion in the area of cotton grown from ...
  • Mann, Gavin (Queensland Department of Primary Industries, 2003-06-30)
    A series of trials for evaluating new cotton strains and cultivars in Queensland was conducted in collaboration with the CSIRO cotton breeding programs based at Narrabri. Queensland trials in the Australian Cotton ...
  • Kennedy, Dr Kennedy, Ivan (University of Sydney, 2003-06-30)
    This project was undertaken in response to concerns raised by the NSW goverrrrnent Department of Environment and Conservation (DEC, formerly EPA) regarding the potential for the concentration of pesticide residues in ...
  • Annells, Amanda; Strickland, G.R.; Thistleton, B.M. (Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, 2003-06-30)
    The primary focus of this project is to develop sustainable, IPM based pest management systems for INGARD in north-western Australia. Key elements for the system include companion crop utilisation, pest threshold refinement ...
  • Tennakoon, Sunil (CSIRO Plant Industry, 2003-06-30)
    In recent years water use has become an important issue for the cotton industry mainly due to prevailing drought, competition with other water users and environmental concerns. Therefore water use efficiency is a critical ...

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