2014 Final Reports

 

Recent Submissions

  • Linda, Smith; Linda, Scheikowski (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries Queensland, 2015-06-30)
    The reason for travel is to attend the 2014 Beltwide Cotton Conference to be held from the 6 – 8 January at the Marriott Hotel in New Orleans, LA, USA. Coordinated by the National Cotton Council (NCC) and its cooperating ...
  • Brown, David; Sutton, Bruce; Brown, David; Darlington, Bronwyn (University of Technology, 2014-06-30)
    The Australian cotton industry has invested heavily in developing strategies to bolster its competitive position, particularly in terms of quality and best practice in on-farm management as reflected in myBMP. One of the ...
  • Lembo, Kay (University of Tasmania, 2014-06-30)
    partnering with the Primary Industry Centre for Science Education (PICSE) has been a key strategy for the cotton industry to ensure it has access to, and availability of skilled professionals into the future. PISCE is an ...
  • Sandell, Gary; Hopf, Joshua; Chen, Guangnan; Yusaf, Talal; Baillie, Craig (National Centre for Engineering in Agriculture, 2014-06-30)
    Energy use and efficiency has become increasing important globally due to the increasing cost and scarcity of energy sources (particularly crude oil) and the associated production of greenhouse gasses causing global warming. ...
  • Unknown author (Macquarie Valley CGA, 2014-06-30)
    This project seeks to create a forum which brings together all levels of the cotton industry in the Macquarie Valley and from across all geographical areas of the valley, giving a platform for an exchange of information ...
  • van der Sluijs, Rene (CSIRO Manufacturing Flagship, 2014-06-30)
    The Cotton Field to Fabric Training program was initiated in 2005 with the main aim of educating and providing information to the various production sectors in the Australian cotton industry on the needs and requirements ...
  • O'Keefe, Kieran; Ó'Callagan, Kate (Lachlan and Murrumbidgee CGA, 2014-06-30)
    The Lachlan and Murrumbidgee Cotton Growing Association (LM CGA) is one of a number of CGA organisation's formed throughout cotton growing areas in Australia by local growers and sponsored by Cotton Australia with the aims ...
  • Austin, Mike (Mike and Debbie Austin, 2014-06-30)
    This travel sponsorship funded two people to attend the Australasia Pacific Extension Network Conference in Christchurch, New Zealand. The purpose of the representation at the conference was to tell the “All for one and ...
  • Foran, Kelly (Dirranbandi CGA, 2014-06-30)
    Three Mental and Physical Health Empowerment Days were held. Dirranbandi was held on the 9th of May 2014, St George on the 30th of May 2014 and Mungindi was held on the 13th of June 2014. 172 people attended the 3 days. ...
  • Lonergan, Peter (NSW Department of Primary Industries, 2014-06-30)
    Fusarium wilt training for NSW DPI pathologists has valuable industry wide outcomes. Updating knowledge and testing skills will enable timely and accurate diagnosis and the ability to differentiate between various Fusarium ...
  • Unknown author (Cotton Australia, 2014-06-30)
    The Cotton Field Awareness map is an industry initiative which has been designed to highlight the location of cotton fields. Initially implemented in 2012/13, the decision to create this mapping capability annually was ...
  • Roth, Ingrid (Roth Regional Rural Pty Ltd, 2014-06-30)
    The Cotton Research & Development Corporation’s 5 year Strategic R&D Plan commenced in 2013, setting out the key priority areas for R&D investment. sought • a framework by which to measure their success against this ...
  • Quigley, Richard (University of Sydney, 2014-06-30)
    Compaction caused by machinery traffic can have severe yield consequences. Compaction increases soil strength and reduces soil porosity, which hinders root growth, moisture and nutrient uptake, and plant growth. GPS-auto ...
  • Bradford, Lizzie (Comet Sustainable Farming Association, 2014-06-30)
    A group of cotton growers along the Comet River identified a problem with the infestation of weeds such as parkinsonia, parthenium and rubber vine. The areas of significant infestations were mapped and included tributaries ...
  • Broughton, Katie (The University of Sydney, 2014-06-30)
    The integrated responses of Australian cotton varieties to warmer temperatures, elevated atmospheric [CO2], and altered VPD were assessed in this thesis. Cotton responds strongly to changes in VPD, and hence the VPD ...
  • Lower, Tony (University of Sydney, 2014-06-30)
    To maximise improvements in work health and safety, it is vital to have the best available evidence available to understand the risks that exist. In turn, this can help to define the best control solutions to reduce these ...
  • Lower, Tony (University of Sydney, 2014-06-30)
    Health and safety are key issues for all agricultural businesses. In managing risks to health and safety, there are well acknowledged systems and processes that can enhance a business’s capacity to not only meet legislative ...
  • Holman, Sharna (University of Sydney, 2014-06-30)
    Helicoverpa punctigera, along with Helicoverpa armigera, are major pests in Australian cotton. They are currently controlled using “Bt cotton” which contain genes derived from the bacteria Bacillus thuringiensis, that ...
  • Zivec, Peta (Griffith University, 2014-06-30)
    Regeneration is poorly understood for most common riparian plant species of inland Australia, despite their ecological and cultural significance, widespread distributions and concern, in many places, over their condition ...
  • Grundy, Paul (Queensland Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, 2014-06-30)
    Research being conducted as part of project DAQ1401 – “Strengthening the Central Highlands Cotton Production System” has identified an opportunity for reducing peak summer climatic risks associated with either heatwaves ...

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