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  • Payero, Rose (Agri-Science QLD, Queensland DEEDI, 2010-06-30)
    Diminishing water supply, changing weather patterns and pressure to enhance environmental flows are making it imperative to optimise water use efficiency (WUE) on cotton/grain farming systems. Growers are looking for better ...
  • Grace, Peter (Queensland University of Technology, 2010-06-30)
    The primary aim of this project has been to benchmark greenhouse gas emissions across the cotton industry and develop guidelines which potentially reduce nitrous oxide, and associated non-global warming nitrogen gases, ...
  • Smith, Linda (Queensland DEEDI, 2010-06-30)
    ‘Cotton Fusarium Wilt Management’, had a number of objectives to obtain data to improve the management of this disease. The three year project resulted in several important outcomes with direct consequence for the ...
  • Yang, Shouren (CSIRO, 2010-06-30)
    In order to maintain its premium in the world cotton market it will be important for Australia to extend its position as a preferred supplier of high quality fibre. Australian cotton is currently used by spinners for the ...
  • Hill, James; Morgan, Sally (Cotton Catchment Communities CRC, 2010-06-30)
    The ‘Regional Cotton Extension Officer’ has played a key role in improving the uptake of research within the Cotton Industry by jointly working with the Cotton Catchment Communities Cooperative Research Centre (Cotton ...
  • Gordon, Rod; Charleston, Kate (QLD Primary Industries and Fisheries, DEEDI, 2010-06-30)
    These regional extension positions are a part of the Cotton CRC National Cotton Extension Team which has worked on an industry‐wide scale to take a knowledge management approach to deliver grower focused, participatory ...
  • King, Dallas (Balonne Agricultural Consultancy, 2010-06-30)
    The Australian Cotton Industry has always been held in high regard by the Australian and World Agricultural sectors due to its innate ability to focus on and overcome the challenges it faces. This has continually been ...
  • Nehl, David (Industry and Investment NSW, 2010-06-30)
    The following industry take home messages are a summary of practical findings pertinent to growers and industry personnel: • Growers should continue to delay sowing to avoid cool conditions that favour seedling disease ...
  • Roth, Guy (University of New England, Roth Rural & Regional Pty Ltd, 2010-06-30)
    Expectations for industries to manage resources in a sustainable manner raise the question of how industries can demonstrate their sustainability credentials. This thesis reviews the question of sustainability monitoring ...
  • Wilson, Lewis (CSIRO Plant Industry, 2010-06-30)
    This project supports the ongoing development of IPM in cotton by targeting emerging pest issues, and inappropriate management which may threaten IPM. Key outcomes were: 1. Green vegetable bug (GVB) uses broad leaf weeds ...
  • Wilson, Lewis (CSIRO Plant Industry, 2010-06-30)
    This project supports the ongoing development of IPM in cotton by targeting emerging pest issues, and inappropriate management which may threaten IPM. Key outcomes were: 1. Green vegetable bug (GVB) uses broad leaf weeds ...
  • Chen, Guangnan (National Centre for Engineering in Agriculture, 2010-06-30)
    Ginning is an energy intensive process. This project evaluates the energy usage inside the cotton gins in Australia. electricity use is found to range between 44-66 kWh per bale, with national average being 52.3 kWh. The ...
  • Gordon, Karl (CSIRO Entomology, 2010-06-30)
    H. armigera is one of the major pests faced by the Australian cotton industry. Widespread uptake of transgenic Bt-cotton has reduced the costs and environmental and health impacts associated with the use of chemical ...
  • Atkins, Deborah (CRC for Irrigation Futures, 2010-06-30)
    This project brought together information on farm dam management with recent research on evaporation mitigation, new case studies and improved an online calculator to estimate costs with evaporation control methods. ...
  • Fox, Brendon (FarmPlus Info, 2010-06-30)
    The 2008–09 year has seen extensive development of the online portal to support myBMP, the web-based version of the industry’s environmental management system, Best Management Practices. myBMP is designed to enable cotton ...
  • Parkes, Andrea; Carberry, Michael; Berry, Chris; McPherson, Elle (CRDC, 2010-06-30)
    The Cotton export market is highly competitive and when it comes to quality Australia needs to be the world's best. To realise this goal, the whole of the Australian Cotton supply chain must continuously improve its supply ...
  • Liu, Qing (CSIRO Plant Industry, 2010-06-30)
    As a by product of more valuable cotton fibre, cottonseed oil (CSO) in its current form is widely used in its current form in various food applications around the world. In order to maintain and expand the market use of ...
  • van Moort, Jan Paul (GHD Hassall, 2010-06-30)
    The National Program for Sustainable Irrigation (NPSl) and Irrigation Australia Limited (IAL) engaged GHD Hassallto develop a framework for future irrigation research, development and extension (RD&E)in Australia, ...
  • Mahon, Rod (CSIRO, 2010-06-30)
    This project resolved two long-standing anomalies regarding Cry2Ab resistance in H. armigera. The first was the observation that frequently a greater proportion of survivors (assumed to be homozygous resistant insects) ...
  • Rochester, Ian (CSIRO, 2010-06-30)
    This project aimed to identify means to improve nutrient use‐efficiency in Australian cotton production systems and to improve soil health/fertility. The NutriLOGIC DSS provides an updated resource for cotton growers to ...

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