2018 Final Reports

 

Recent Submissions

  • 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 ...
  • Hunter, Jeff; Madden, Steve (Lower Namoi Cotton Growers Association, 2018-06-30)
    The CRDC Grassroots Grants program encourages Cotton Grower Associations (CGAs) to apply for funding to support capacity building projects in their region. Up to $10,000 in funding is available for CGAs to help fund a ...
  • Kotey, Bernice; Nettle, Ruth; Sorensen, Anthony (The University of New England, 2018-06-30)
    A major aim of the Australian Cotton industry is to maintain its position as global leader in cotton quality and yield through sustained improvements in productivity and profitability in all areas of operation, while ...
  • Barry, Simon; Darnell, Ross; Grundy, Michael; Moore, Andrew; Robertson, Michael; Brown, Jaclyn; Gaire, Raj; George, Andrew (CSIRO, 2018-06-30)
    Digital technologies are currently underpinning revolutions in business and society. In particular, digital technologies have driven major efficiency gains in almost all industries since the late 1970s. Digital technologies, ...
  • Thomas, Amanda (Macquarie Valley Cotton Grower Association, 2018-06-30)
    The CRDC Grassroots Grants program encourages Cotton Grower Associations (CGAs) to apply for funding to support capacity building projects in their region. Since the Grassroots Grants program commenced in 2011, CRDC has ...
  • Gregg, Peter (University of New England, 2018-06-30)
    Following extensive discussions since 2010, CRDC agreed to provide seed funding for a Centre for Biopesticides and Semiochemicals, to be developed by researchers from NSW Department of Primary Industry(DPI), the University ...
  • fraser, G (Plant Health Australia, 2018-06-30)
    Australia maintains its freedom from many serious plant pests by devoting considerable resources to plant biosecurity. It’s a status that, while often taken for granted, benefits all Australians. Our unique ecosystems, ...

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