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  • Sellars, Simon; Taylor, Ian (Boyce Chartered Accountants, 2019-06-30)
    The 2018 Australian Cotton Comparative Analysis (ACCA) is the fourteenth report produced by Boyce Chartered Accountants in conjunction with the Cotton Research & Development Corporation (CRDC). From 1986 to 2004 the report ...
  • Byrnes-Morrison, Tracey (Cotton Australia, 2019-06-30)
    The funding for project CA1804 was the underwriting of the 2018 Australian Cotton Conference. The purpose of the biannual conference is to provide a platform for sharing the increasing industry knowledge relating to research ...
  • Ceeney, Sally (Cotton Australia, 2019-06-30)
    Uptake for CottonMap was high for the 2018/19 season • Approximately 86% of the total planted area was mapped • Approximately 30,856 page views for the CottonMap Despite significant investment in spray drift mitigation ...
  • Comiskey, Sonya (Central Highlands Development Corporation, 2019-12-31)
    At 31st December 2019, the Agfrontier Regional AgTech Incubator program was at the halfway point in its 14-month long duration. A cohort of ten agricultural innovators was selected from more than 30 applications received ...
  • Simpson, Andrew; Payne, Alice; Devitt, Kate; Perez, Tristan (Queensland University of Technology, 2019-06-30)
    Agri- intelligence targets the increasing complexity of farming enterprise operations arising from increasing availability of data, connectedness of decisions, and seeking to optimise operations more tightly, and at finer ...
  • Bange, Michael (CSIRO Agriculture and Food, 2019-06-30)
    A key challenge for the Australian cotton industry is to ensure that its’ reputation for high quality is maintained and year to year variation in yield is minimised. There is also continued pressure to explore changes in ...
  • Butler, Greg (AgDel, 2019-06-30)
    Ultra-High Pressure Water Jet technology has a number of industrial applications in product manufacturing. The technology uses water pumped through specialised nozzles at ultra-high pressures (50,000-60,000 psi) to create ...
  • Bird, Lisa; Young, Alison (NSW DPI, 2019-06)
    A capacity to accurately assess economically important insects and their impact on crop physiology is pivotal to making informed and cost-effective decisions within an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) framework. The use ...
  • Dalton, Alexandra (Upper Namoi Cotton Grower Association, 2019-06-30)
    The Upper Namoi Cotton Growers CGA showed particular interest in the water savings and water efficiency infrastructure available. The project involved exploring their potential implementation, in order to use less water ...
  • Kelly, Bryce (The University of New South Wales, 2018-12)
    Hydrochemical and isotopic results reveal that there are distinct differences in the groundwater chemistry with depth throughout the Lower Namoi Alluvium (LNA). This is due to varying recharge processes, as well as the ...
  • Ankeny, Rachel; Bray, Heather; Phillipov, Michelle; Buddle, Emily (AgriFutures Australia, 2019-06-30)
    Australia’s primary industries share common risks relating to declining community trust. Decreasing trust can lead to increased regulation, limited market access, disincentives to invest in infrastructure, and reduced ...
  • Houghton, Rob (Irrigation Research & Extension Committee, 2018-07)
    The CRDC funded “Automation of recycle system- IREC Field Station” project saw the supply & installation of variable speed drive pump, sensor and recycle pump automation technology to complement the state-of-the-art automated ...
  • Stockwin, Ben (Primary Industries Education Foundation Australia, 2019-06-30)
  • McCarthy, Cheryl (University of Southern Queensland, 2019-04)
    Research was undertaken to develop a machine vision-based weed spot sprayer for the Australian sugar and cotton industries. Competition from weeds causes significant loss in production that is estimated at $70M annually ...
  • Bange, Michael; Gordon, Stuart (CSIRO Materials Science & Engineering, 2019-06-30)
    Newer export destinations for Australian cotton have demanded larger volumes of traditionally ‘lower’ grade, i.e., shorter staple Middling and Strict Middling types for bulk knit fabrics that like higher grades are still ...
  • Bird, Lisa (NSW DPI, 2019-06)
    Insecticide resistance results in reduced product efficacy and represents a major cost to agricultural production in terms of economic, environmental and social consequences. The cotton bollworm, Helicoverpa armigera is ...
  • Kummerow, Meg (Fly the Farm, 2019-12-31)
    The objective of the project was to hold two workshops, one in Queensland & one in NSW with 20 attendees, 50% of whom must be women (10 attendees). In the end, it was decided to hold three workshops, one in Mungindi, ...
  • Phillip, Andrew (Northern Territory Farmers Association Inc., 2019-06-30)
    Cotton has been looked to be a commercial crop in the Northern Territory on several occasions over the last 100 years, firstly as a wet season crop and more recently (in the last 25 years) as a dry season (winter) crop. ...
  • Rajkhowa, Rangam (Deakin University, 2019-03-30)
    In this project, a novel treatment was investigated to improve whiteness, brightness, softness and dye uptake of cotton yarn and fabric. It uses an eco-friendly amino acid treatment in place of highly concentrated caustic ...
  • Birrer, Katherine (Deakin University, 2019-06-30)
    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 ...

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