2018 Final Reports

 

Recent Submissions

  • Wang, Xungai (Deakin University, 2018)
    Yarn hairiness control has become a “holy grail” of research in ring spinning. A significant amount of research effort has been devoted to the study of yarn hair generation and its control. This includes minimising the ...
  • Grundy, Paul (Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, 2018-05)
    This project was undertaken to investigate how dryland cotton production and its place in the farming system could be improved, particularly with the release of Bollgard® 3 varieties. Changes to the Resistance Management ...
  • Gregg, Peter (University of New England, 2017-12)
    This project aimed to provide ecological information on an important pest species to underpin strategies for resistance management in Bt cotton. The cotton industry relies on Bt, now in Bollgard III® varieties, which provide ...
  • Yeates, Stephen (CSIRO, 2018-09-30)
    The key impact of this project for the Australian cotton industry was via the provision many of the essential knowledge foundations that assisted the rapid transition from a feasibility assessment with commercial partners ...
  • Bristow, Keith (CSIRO Agriculture and Food, 2018-11-30)
    Irrigation currently uses 70% of all the world's freshwater withdrawals. Given the increasing demands for water from all other sectors of the economy, including the environment, irrigation is going to have to give up some ...
  • Manjarrez, Maira (Microbiology Laboratories Australia, 2017-08-10)
  • Gagic, Vesna; Paull, Cate (CSIRO, 2018-06-30)
    Native vegetation (NV) in agricultural landscapes provides a range of ecosystem services such as, erosion control, carbon storage, and habitat for wildlife beneficial arthropods, which contribute, to controlling insect ...
  • 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 ...

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