2017 Final Reports

 

Recent Submissions

  • Noune, Christopher (Queensland University of Technology, 2017-07-30)
    The Nucleopolyhedroviruses (NPV) are dsDNA invertebrate-specific obligate pathogens of the insect orders Lepidoptera, Hymenopteran and Dipteran belonging to the family Baculoviridae (Baculovirus). An NPV consists of a ...
  • Cappadonna, Justin (The University of Queensland, 2020)
    Green mirids, Creontiades dilutus (Hemiptera, Miridae), are polyphagous bugs and are endemic to Australia. These bugs feed on a variety of plant species that grow across massive expanses of subcoastal agricultural landscapes ...
  • Brookes, Dean (The University of Queensland, 2017-04-01)
    The Green Vegetable Bug, Nezara viridula, has recently become a more significant pest of Australian cotton but it is not a problem every season. This project addressed aspects of the multiple host use and movement of N. ...
  • McKenzie, David (McKenzie Soil Management Pty Ltd, 2017-06-30)
    The successful SOILpak concept was developed in 1986, but the most recent version of the manual (‘SOILpak for Cotton Growers: Third edition’, 1998, and the accompanying Pocket Notes) is now eighteen years old. Valuable ...
  • Vogel, Stacey (Vogel Consulting, 2017-06-30)
    This project funding supported a review of the research and development investments within its Responsible Landscape Management Theme bringing together a group of CRDC investment researchers, growers and industry. A ...
  • Brookes, Dean (The University of Queensland, 2018-06-30)
    This travel scholarship enable one researcher from the University of Queensland to attend the bi-annual Australian Cotton Research Conference to present the final results of the researchers study of the green vegetable ...
  • Waters, Warwick (CottonInfo Team, 2017-06-30)
    Cotton Mealybugs have moved south from Central Queensland with confirmed sightings on the Darling Downs and in the Macintyre Valley in January and February 2017. This funding enabled the district growers to engage in both ...
  • Fraser, G (Plant Health Australia, 2017-06-30)
    National Plant Biosecurity RD&E Strategy • Endorsed by PIMC December 2013 • Implementation Committee formed August 2014 • Cross sectorial strategy so no direct RDC to report to • PHA provides Chair, Strategy Leader and ...
  • Yang, Shouren (CSIRO, 2017-12-31)
    Fibre elongation contributes directly to yarn elongation and toughness, which are important particularly in fine count yarn spinning and realised yarn quality. Despite the importance of fibre elongation its measurement has ...
  • Martin, Alana; Scott, Grace (Alana Martin;Grace Scott, 2017-06-30)
    A scholarship for those passionate about agriculture Agriculture offers the most dynamic and diversified number of career pathways of any industry in Australia. Across agriculture there is a diverse range of jobs on offer ...
  • Vogel, Stacey (Vogel Consulting, 2017-06-30)
    CRDC 2013-2018 Strategic R&D Plan under its Responsible Landscape Management theme, outlines the industries desire to lead in managing natural resources and be recognized for its leadership in environmental performance. ...
  • Roth, Guy (Roth Rural, 2017-06-30)
    The 'Tales from Cotton' Tour was designed as a cross-sector shared learning experience between the cotton and dairy industries on water and energy use efficiency. The event was an activity of the Smarter Irrigation for ...
  • Quarisa, Iva; Gall, Lou; Montgomery, Janelle (New South Wales Department of Primary Industries, 2017-06-30)
    This funding supported the tour of a number of southern irrigators as part of the Maximising On-Farm Irrigation Profitability project, a sub-project under the Smarter Irrigation for Profit project. A group of irrigators ...
  • Montgomery, Janelle (New South Wales Department of Primary Industries, 2017-06-30)
    The purpose of the 2016 Smarter Irrigation Technology Tour (an intensive three day tour to Northern Victoria and Southern NSW) had several objectives. To examine a range of surface irrigation layouts, the hydraulics, ...
  • Nachimuthu, Gunasekhar; Hulugalle, Nilantha; Watkins, Mark; Scott, Fiona; Rollins, Michael (New South Wales Department of Primary Industries; The Australian National University, 2017-12-30)
    Global warming is surmised to result in major increases in climatic variability (i.e. severe deficiencies and excesses of water for plant production, higher frequency of sub- and supra- optimal growing season temperatures) ...
  • Schwenke, Graeme (New South Wales Department of Primary Industries, 2017-06-30)
    This project evaluated and demonstrated nitrogen fertiliser and irrigation management strategies, including variable rate fertiliser applications, rotational cropping with legumes and matching fertiliser rates to crop ...
  • Dang, Aaditi (National Centre for Engineering in Agriculture, 2017-06-30)
    Declining water quality and quantity is a threat to the production of food and fibre worldwide. While irrigation using marginal quality saline-sodic (MQSS) water is emerging as a more common practice, it is still an ...
  • Smith, John (New South Wales Department of Primary Industries, 2017-06-30)
    The cotton industry is rapidly expanding in southern NSW. The purchase of a cotton trial picker will significantly enhance the ability of NSW DPI Plant Systems Branch, and other research organisations, to deliver accurate ...
  • Maas, Susan; Lawler, Jenny (Australasian Plant Pathology Society (APPS); Plant Biosecurity Cooperative Research Centre (PBCRC); Alliance for Agriculture & Food Innovation, 2018-06-30)
    This project funded bronze sponsorship of the Science Protecting Plant Health 2017. With delegates from around the world, severalfrom Australasia, Science Protecting Plant Health 2017 offered an unparalleled opportunity ...
  • Chudleigh, Peter (Agtrans Research, 2017-06-30)
    This report presents the results of an impact assessment of a cluster of nine nutrition research projects funded by the CRDC over the years 2008-2016. Nutrition is a critical component for profitable agricultural production. ...

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