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  • 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. ...
  • Naranjo, Steven; Wilson, Lewis (CSIRO Agriculture, 2017-06)
    This travel sponsorship supported the ACRI visit of Dr Naranjo, who whilst visiting Australia in late November 2016 to attend the annual conference of the Australian Entomological Society. CRDC and CSIRO have supported ...
  • Sequeira, Richard (Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, 2017-06-30)
    The cotton mealybug (CMB), Phenacoccus solenopsis, also known as the solenopsis mealybug, is a highly polyphagous and invasive global insect pest of cotton. Damage to cotton by this pest includes limiting yield potential ...
  • Broughton, Katie (CSIRO Agriculture and Food, 2017-06-30)
    The second Agriculture and Climate Change conference focused on the likely impact of climate change on crop production and explored approaches to maintain and increase crop productivity in a changing climate. Approximately ...
  • 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. ...
  • Gourley, Ian (Dryland Cotton Research Association, 2017-06-30)
    Achieving reliable, even crop establishment has been identified through the Dryland Cotton Research Association (DCRA) project meetings as one of the major concerns dryland cotton growers face. This issue has gained ...
  • 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 ...
  • Noune, Christopher (Queensland University of Technology (QUT), 2017-06-30)
    The Society for Invertebrate Pathology annual meeting is the leading forum for the review of research and development of biopesticides and invertebrate pathology. Biopesticides based on baculoviruses such as Vivus and ...
  • Erbacher, Damien; Christensen, Bronwyn (Dawson Valley Cotton Growers Association, 2017-06-30)
    Cotton growers in the Dawson Valley currently have no access to localised, correct weather forecasting and status and rely on information relayed from weather stations located at Biloela which is 116 km away. Local growers ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Kotey, Bernice (University of New England, 2017-06-30)
    The project titled 'Skills Profile and Labour Supply Structures on Cotton Farms' was funded by the CRDC and covered the period from March 2015 to August 2018. The main aim was to determine current and future labour needs ...
  • Crane, nathaniel (Queensland University of Technology (QUT), 2017-06-30)
    Verticillium dahliae is a highly destructive fungal pathogen that causes an annual global product loss in cotton of 20%. Currently there are no effective treatments for verticillium wilt, but bioinoculants might provide ...
  • Davidson, Sophie (Cotton Australia, 2017-06-30)
    CRDC and Cotton Australia co-fund membership for the cotton industry in the Primary Industries Education Foundation of Australia (PIEFA). PIEFA's mission is to engage and inform students, teachers and the broader community ...
  • Montgomery, Janelle; 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 & February 2017. As a new pest in these districts, with the imminent threat ...
  • Leray, Jerome (Western Aerial Mapping, 2017-06-30)
    The primary aim of this project is to determine whether inexpensive Drones (UAVs) can be used to detect and define early stage VW in cotton. This scope of the project also specifies that equipment used must be easy to ...
  • Welsh, Jon (Cotton Seed Distributors Ltd, 2017-06-30)
    In the last few years Australia's renewable energy sector has gone from niche to mainstream, resulting in cost reduction and a reduced need for government. This travel sponsorship enabled one researcher to attend the ...
  • McDonald, Nicole (University of Southern Queensland, 2017-06-30)
    In 2017, there has been plenty of good news for the Australian agricultural sector with the value of farm production forecast to increase by 8.3 percent, making it a record production year across a number of crop industries ...

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