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  • Reid, Nick (CRC Cotton, Catchment, Communities, 2005-06-30)
    Well designed irrigation storages and water courses on cotton farms can aid in the removal of sediment, nutrients and pesticides from irrigation water and enhance their habitat value for native plants and animals. This ...
  • Christiansen, Ingrid (Queensland Department of Primary Industriesu, 2005-06-30)
    Research and development programs are under increasing pressure to demonstrate and enhance their impacts towards the triple bottom lines of environment, economic and social criteria. Cotton research, development and ...
  • Naylor, Geoffrey (CSIRO Textile and Fibre Technology, 2005-06-30)
    Since the inaugural Field to Fabric course in August 2005 the course has been presented 3 times in 2006 and twice in 2007. Feedback from participants has been overwhelmingIy positive and despite the drought, two further ...
  • Dugdale, Helen (CRDC, 2006-06-30)
    The Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC) has made significant R&D investments in soil health research over recent years. Initially the focus was on nutrition: studying nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, iron ...
  • Knox, Oliver (CSIRO Entomology, 2006-06-30)
    Experiments to establish if the use of GM cotton has an impact on the soil microbes that grow in association with the plant roots has shown that there are no differences in number or function when compared to non-GM ...
  • Shaw, Gus (CSIRO Plant Industry, 2006-06-30)
    Cotton growers generally recognise crop performance or yield as the best indicator of soil biology. The record yields of recent seasons indicate that farmers are generally looking after their soils well from the perspective ...
  • McBratney, Alex (University of Sydney, 2006-06-30)
    The Cotton Research and Development Corporation have demonstrated a strong commitment to supporting research in water use efficiency across the industry. One component of water use in irrigation is the identification of ...
  • Scotto, Kristen (University of Queensland, 2006-06-30)
    Microsatellite data collected over many of the grain growing regions of eastern Australia from December 2002 through to May 2005, has detected and described variable gene-flow years (i.e. variable levels of migration). In ...
  • Merrick, Noel (University of Technology, Sydney, 2006-06-30)
    This report covers the Border Rivers, Moonie and Lower Balonne catchments in the Queensland Murray Darling Committee, Inc. , (QMDC) management area with the focus of determining priority groundwater projects. There are ...
  • Grace, Peter (Queensland University of Technology, 2006-06-30)
    Cotton is one of many agricultural industries heavily reliant on nitrogenous fertilizers and water storages to maintain high levels of production. Cotton-based farming systems are therefore labelled as potentially high-risk ...
  • Mahon, Rod (CSIRO Entomology, 2006-06-30)
    This report presents the results of a successful collaboration between Rod Mahon and Karen Olsen (CSIRO Entomology) and Dr David Heckel (Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena, Germany). For the duration of this ...
  • Foley, Joseph (University of Southern Queensland, 2006-06-30)
    A project was funded by the Cotton Research and Development Corporation and conducted by the National Centre for Engineering in Agriculture to support the industry in the continuing successful uptake of Centre Pivots and ...
  • Buchanan, Sam (University of NSW, 2006-06-30)
    The purpose of the travel was to present a talk entitled “Wet Roots? High resolution groundwater depth prediction in the Bourke Irrigation District” at the 9th international River Symposium in Brisbane. I was representing ...
  • Charles, Graham (NSW Department of Primary Industries, 2006-06-30)
    WEEDpak, the Integrated Weed Management Guide for the Australian cotton industry was launched in 2002 in response to a rapidly changing weed management climate in the industry with the introduction of transgenic, Roundup ...
  • Cleary, Amanda (Queensland Department of Primary Industries, 2006-06-30)
    The subject of this thesis "The effect of cereal stubble on Helicoverpa armigera(Hubner) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) activity in early season cotton(Gossypium spp.)" is a direct result of consultation with the Cotton Research ...
  • Meppem, Tony (NSW Department of Primary Industries, 2006-06-30)
    The CRDC project funds for “Operational Costs for Cotton Experiments” are used to fund cotton experimental trials at the Australian Cotton Research Institute (ACRI). The management of cotton growing for experimental trial ...
  • Scholz, Brad (Queensland Department of Primary Industries, 2006-06-30)
    This project focused on developing and testing best management options for key pests in Bollgard®II and conventional cotton. The influence of the surrounding habitat (Bollgard®II & conventional cotton, sorghum and maize) ...
  • Duggan, Brian (CSIRO Plant Industry, 2006-06-30)
    Green mirids (Creontiades dilutus) have emerged as a significant problem in commercial Bt-cotton crops, especially in Bollgard II crops. This is believed to be due to the reduced spray regimes in these crops, which allow ...
  • Scott, Kristen (University of Queensland, 2006-06-30)
    The offering of diagnostic services in the determination of species identification and Trichogramma parasitism in Helicoverpa eggs provided submitters with valuable insight into the distribution and prevalence of H. armigera ...
  • Anderson, Chris (NSW Department of Primary Industries, 2006-06-30)
    “Severity Factors in Fusarium Wilt of Cotton” aimed to investigate the factors that affect the severity of Fusarium wilt, and by doing so enable the development of more effective integrated disease management (IDM) ...

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