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  • Hickman, Mark (Queensland Department of Primary Industries, 2005-06-30)
    The Australian Cotton Integrated Pest Management grower short course was conceptualised and developed from a recommendation presented in a commission report in 1997. This report focused on the adoption of IPM within ...
  • Vaesson, Scott; O'Halloran, Julie; Johnson, Annie; Rourke, Kirrily; Smith, Rebecca; Ginns, Steve; Sands, Doug (NSW Department of Primary Industries, Queensland Department of Primary Industries and, 2005-06-30)
    The focus of this position is the promotion and adoption of new technologies and best management practices to ensure the industry’s sustainability and continued development. The Cotton Industry Development Officer for ...
  • Baker, Jon-Marie (Cotton Consultants Australia Inc, 2005-06-30)
    This document highlights the performance of Bollgard cotton in the Australian Industry during the 2004-05 season. Data drawn from the 2003-04 season and aggregate data from 2002-03 are also used to provide background trend ...
  • Bange, Michael (CSIRO Plant Industry, 2005-06-30)
    Managing sustainable cotton production is becoming more difficult with the ever-increasing demand on limited resources. In addition cotton growers are facing increased pressures to manage resources more cost effectively ...
  • Fitt, Gary (CSIRO Entomology, 2005-06-30)
    Several issues developing around Bt crops [chickpea, pigeonpea, sorghum] at ICRISAT. Considerable difficulties with achieving high expression and lack of clear understanding of deployment or management needs. This is ...
  • McLean, McLean, Jodi (CRDC, 2005-06-30)
    The course covered an introduction to IP, what types of IP existed(copywright, PBR, patents) and what is involved in securing IP (costs and duration). Several cases were presented to the participants as examples. Two case ...
  • Bange, Michael (CSIRO Plant Industry, 2005-06-30)
    Cotton growers are facing increasing pressure to manage resources more cost effectively and to be more accountable for the impact their decisions have on the surrounding environment. Decision support systems (DSS) have ...
  • Midgeley, David (University of Sydney, 2005-06-30)
    Biological “Soil health” is a highly complex issue. In broad terms, biologically active soils are robust and resilient to change. Microbes produce complex arrays of metabolites, each species contributing to, and interacting ...
  • McKenzie, David (McKenzie Soil Mgt. P/L, t/a Precision Land Management, 2005-06-30)
    International Soil and Tillage Research Organisation (ISTRO). In late-May 2005, this group held a “Visual soil structure assessment” field meeting near Peronne in the Somme Valley, north-east France. The workshop was ...
  • Pfeiffer, Tony (CSIRO Plant Industry, 2005-06-30)
    An efficient and world standard computing system at ACRI has benefited all research programs through their use in data processing, storage, statistical analysis, modelling and the development of end-user packages. In ...
  • Constable, Greg (CSIRO Plant Industry, 2005-06-30)
    ACSA requested that a breeder attend a meeting between ACSA and Indonesian spinners to explain the history of FiberMax cotton and how Australian cotton fibre is at least as good as FiberMax. In addition, ACSA requested a ...
  • Gordon, Stuart (CSIRO Textile and Fibre Technology, 2005-06-30)
    The objective of the mission was to promote Australian cotton as being ‘clean and green’ following the BMP and EMS marketing initiatives amongst Indonesian traders and spinners. The importance of this is reflected in ...
  • de Barro, Paul (Queensland Department of Primary Industries, 2005-06-30)
    Internationally, sticky cotton is a major concern for the textile industry (Hector & Hodkinson 1989). Physiological plant sugars in immature fibres, contaminants from crushed seed and seed coat fragments, grease, oil and ...
  • Whitehouse, Mary (CSIRO Entomology, 2005-06-30)
    Little is known about the main predators of emerging pests in Bt cotton. To fill this gap a marking technique using ELISA (enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay), was adapted to assess predation on mirids, Helicoverpa eggs, ...
  • Loke, Stella (University of Sydney, 2005-06-30)
    Travel grant to attend the 10th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, 2005 Project US65C: Diversity of VAM fungi in soil health
  • Pereg Gerk, Lily (University of New England, 2005-06-30)
    Travel to attend the 12th Cotton Conference, Gold Coast, August 2004. Abstract presented as a poster at the conference. Our new project on studying Thielaviopsis basicola-cotton interactions was presented in this conference ...
  • Murray, David; Crossan, Angus (Queensland Department of Primary Industries and the University of Sydney, 2005-06-30)
    Travel to participate in the 2005 Beltwide Cotton Conference, January 4th-7th, New Orleans, USA, to visit the USEPA in Washington, DC, USA, and to carry out research within the Centre for Toxicology, Department of Environmental ...
  • Lightfoot, Damien; Humphries, John (University of Adelaide, 2005-06-30)
    The purpose of the travel was to present at the 2005 Genetics Society of Australasia (GSA) conference in Auckland, on the results obtained from CRDC project UA12C to an international audience, and to gain information from ...
  • Herron, Grant (NSW Department of Primary Industries, 2005-06-30)
    Cotton growers are facing increasing pressure to manage resources more cost effectively and to be more accountable for the impact their decisions have on the surrounding environment. Decision support systems (DSS) have ...
  • Jhorar, Om (NSW Agriculture, 2005-06-30)
    Black root rot, caused by a soilborne fungus, was first observed in Australian cotton in 1989. The disease has developed rapidly since then and now occurs in most of the cotton production area in NSW and Queensland. The ...

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