2018 Final Reports

 

Recent Submissions

  • Lui, Xin; Zhao, Yan; Patil, Amol Janardan (Deakin University, 2017-09-30)
    Healthcare associated infections (HAIs) are common in hospitals around the world, where patients get infected for reasons entirely unrelated to the purpose of their admission. Healthcare textiles have a ubiquitous presence ...
  • Clancy, Michael; Higgins, Andrew; McFallan, Stephen; McKeown, Adam; Bruce, Caroline (Australian Rail and Track Corporation and CSIRO, 2018-06-30)
    CSIRO Transport Network Strategic Investment Tool(TraNSIT) performs a mass optimal routing of vehicle movements between thousands of enterprises, and scales up to provide industry, domain or locality wide logistics costs. ...
  • Heimoana, Simone (CSIRO Agriculture and Food, 2018-06-30)
    A two year project that investigated the influences of weathering, insect honeydew and fungal agents on cotton colour grades, yarn and fabric quality parameters provided a better understanding of these factors and the ...
  • Parsons, Tim; Haroutonian, Alex (X-Lab Ventures Pty Ltd, 2018-06-30)
    Help innovators, and by doing so learn how to evolve the culture of CRDC towards entrepreneurial impact.
  • Birrer, Katherine (CSIRO Materials Science & Engineering and Deakin University, 2019-04-29)
    Cotton fibre is the most important natural textile fibre, but it requires intensive scouring to disrupt the hydrophobic cuticle to allow dye to penetrate. The standard fibre qualities and amount of waxy cuticle material ...
  • Weier, Jo; Barlow, Anthony (Mungindi CGA, 2018-06-30)
    Growers within the Mungindi Cropping Group felt there was a need to identify profitable summer crop options to grow under dryland conditions in the western growing regions. Whilst winter crop rotations are being used to ...
  • Hose, Grant (Macquarie University, 2018-06)
    A well-managed supply of clean, usable groundwater is vital for the continued success and growth of the Australian Cotton Industry. The ongoing provision of clean groundwater depends on healthy groundwater ecosystems ...
  • Peach, Todd (Agronomic Business Solutions, 2018-09-07)
    CRDC sponsored ASDS to enable an international Verticillium speaker to present. As part of this sponsorship, CRDC has been provided with complementary registration for one participant. Brendon Warnock is taking this ...
  • Warnock, Brendon (Brendon Warnock, 2018-09-27)
    The most important message from the symposium was about complex and dynamic interactions. Interactions between host, pathogen and environment are what determine the economic impact of disease. In this report I try to ...
  • Erbacher, Damien (Crop Consultants Australia, 2018-09-21)
    Specialist knowledge and information was gained on many different aspects of whitefly ecology, biology and management including findings from Australian and international research programs. Although Damien was the only CCA ...
  • Ferguson, Matilda (Australian Rural Leadership Foundation, 2018)
  • Koetz, Eric (New South Wales Department of Primary Industries, 2018)
    Weeds are a significant threat to all farming systems in NSW. Glyphosate tolerant cotton has been rapidly adopted by the Australian cotton industry since its introduction 18 years ago and currently accounts for about 99% ...
  • Koetz, Eric (NSW DPI, 2018)
    Previous research has highlighted that glyphosate resistant and tolerant weeds are increasing in cotton farming systems. This situation is not unique to cotton systems, indeed broadacre agriculture in Australia is dealing ...
  • Smith, Rhiannon (University of New England, 30-06-18)
    This project investigated a range of factors leading to dieback and low recruitment rates of river red gums in cotton-growing regions of the northern Murray-Darling Basin. Our research echoes the sentiments of previous ...
  • Ceeney, Sally (Ceeney Agricultural Consultants Pty Ltd, 2018-06-30)
    This project continues to build on the work of previous project SC1301 during a critical time for the industry in promoting and improving stewardship of Bt and insecticides. The overall aim of the project has been to ...
  • Naebe, Maryam (Deakin University, 2018-06-30)
    Compression athletic wear is usually made from synthetic fibres, often by coating an elastomer band on the fabric surface. There are currently no methods of creating compression athletic wear containing predominantly cotton. ...
  • Williams, Sandra; Bange, Michael (CSIRO Plant Industry, 2018-06-30)
    CSIRO is strategically committed to extension of research and to development of tools and techniques to support a more productive and profitable cotton farming system which also has an improved environmental performance. ...
  • Fillipi, Patrick (The University of Sydney, 2018-06-30)
    This travel scholarship funding enabled one researcher to attend and present at the International Tri- Conference for Precision Agriculture 2017. The primary aim of attending the Asian-Australasian Conference for Precision ...
  • White, Monique (Dairy Australia, 2018-06-30)
    Smarter Irrigation for Profit was funded via Round 1 of the Rural Research and Development for Profit Program. The project aimed to improve the profit of cotton, dairy, rice and sugar irrigators with the support of 16 ...
  • O'Keefe, Kieran (CottonInfo Team, 2018-06-30)
    Black Root rot (Thielaviopsis basicola) BRR is a major threat to cotton production in southern and central NSW. It has a wide host range of more than 230 species of plants (Pereg 2013). The fungus survives for long periods ...

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