2012 Final Reports

 

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  • Errington, Meredith (The University of Sydney, 2012-06-30)
    Within cotton plants nutrients are taken up by roots and partitioned between plant structures. At boll filling, when the demand for nutrients is greatest due to the development of seeds and lint, nutrients from vegetative ...
  • Crossley, Helen; Farrer, Tom; Webb, Tom; Salisbury, Malcolm; Rasmussen, Kaitlin; Benn, Donald; Milner, Mathew; O'Keefe, Kierran; Devlin, Alice; Byrne, Rebecca; Thomas, Christopher; Logan, Simon (2012-06-30)
    The Cotton CRCD's Cotton Production Course was specifically designed to provide Australian cotton industry personnel with a university course that covered the crop science and natural resource management specific to modern, ...
  • Anderson, Fleur; Dimond, Amber (Cotton Consultants Australia Inc, 2012-06-30)
    Crop Consultants Australia Inc (CCA) is the national association covering agronomists working in the cotton industry throughout NSW and Queensland. CCA commenced surveying its members and their clients in 1982 in response ...
  • Yang, Shouren; Crowle, Genevieve; Gordon, Stuart (CSIRO Materials Science and Engineering, 2012-06-30)
    The dyeing of cotton is influenced by chemical and physical interactions between dye molecules and the substrate, many of which are not well understood. This project reviews current knowledge of the relationships between ...
  • Kauter, Greg (Cotton Australia, 2012-06-30)
    Within the national framework for biosecurity, all commonwealth and state governments and plant industries who are signatories to the Emergency Plant Pest Response Deed (EPPRD) formally committ to preparations that include: ...
  • Acworth, Ian (University of New South Wales, 2012-06-30)
    This project seeks to design, develop and test an integrated measuring tool that can be installed and recovered from the bed of streams and rivers. The tool will comprise temperature and water level loggers and newly ...
  • Gibbard, Mark; Hoyle-Mills, Rick (Curtin University Western Australia, 2012-06-30)
    The aim of the this collaborative project is to improve the long term viability of irrigated enterprises in Western Australia by increasing their capacity to effectively assess requirements, manage and secure water ...
  • Midmore, David; Bhattarai, Surya (University of Central Queensland, 2012-06-30)
    Increasing competition on supply of fresh water for irrigation by agricultural, domestic, sports and industrial users demands water use efficient irrigation methods and compliance with environmental regulations. Drip ...
  • Rodriguez, Daniel (Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation (QAAFI), 2012-06-30)
    Australian irrigators are under increasing pressure to maintain the viability of their farm businesses in the face of reduced surface and ground-water allocations; increasing competition from alternative users (such ...
  • Winter, Michelle (Goulburn-Murray Water, 2012-06-10)
    Water in open channels is subject to high evaporative losses. Some 701 gigalitres of water is lost annually through evaporation from channels in Northern Victoria. Research and field trials carried out by many workers ...
  • Montgomery, Janelle (NSW Department of Primary Industries, 2012-06-30)
    A knowledge system model to improve the effectiveness of the transfer of(irrigation) information to growers was developed and tested. Knowledge can be described as information combined with experience, context, interpretation, ...
  • Treeby, Michael (NSW Department of Primary Industries, 2012-06-30)
    Drip irrigation/fertigation (“advanced fertigation”, “open hydroponics”) is being adopted by the Australian citrus industry. Hardware sophistication and the complexity of management regimes being used vary enormously; ...
  • McIntyre, Sue; Anthony, Arthur,; McGinness, Heather (CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences, 2012-06-30)
    The irrigation industry is facing substantial change that is likely to affect the quantity and timing of water supply, as well as the infrastructure involved in water delivery and use. Effective adaptation to this change ...
  • Stevens, Robert (South Australian Research and Development Institute, 2012-06-30)
    Over the last decade, grape growers in SE South Australia have had their water entitlements converted to volumetric allocations, experienced a reduction in annual rainfall and seen a rise in the salinity of groundwater ...
  • Rogan, Johnelle; Minnaar, Jacques; Hill, Louise; Dunson, Wal (RowAg Farming, Jacques Minnaar, J H Farming Company Pty Ltd, Wal Dunson, 2012-06-30)
    The Cotton export market is highly competitive and when it comes to quality Australia needs to be the world's best. To realise this goal, the whole of the Australian Cotton supply chain must continuously improve its supply ...
  • Braunback, Michael; Rochester, Ian; Hulugalle, Nilantha (CSIRO Plant Industry, NSW Department of Primary Industries, 2012-06-30)
    Attendance and presention of my paper on long-term cotton experiments and changes in soil organic carbon in Australian cotton soils at the European Geosciences Union (EGU) Assembly, Vienna, Austria. I presented results ...
  • Stone, Gordon (Gordon Stone Associates, 2012-06-30)
    Based on the data that has emerged from this project, the initial objectives were condensed to the following key issues of interest to the industry: 1. The scope and coverage of the cotton agribusiness sector 2. The ...
  • Grey, Barbara (Barbara Grey, 2012-06-30)
    Barbara Grey is an irrigated cotton farmer from Mungindi, in SW Qld, and the 2011 Rural Women’s Award Winner for Qld, and National Runner-up. The report outlines the results of the Rural Women’s Award project developed and ...
  • O'Neill, Geoff (GK & AL O'Neill, 2012-06-30)
    This sponsorship provided expenses to travel to America to study cotton growing and machinery use in drylands and irrigated cotton Texas region.
  • Armytage, Philip (CRDC, 2012-06-30)
    Term of Reference I: Progress of cotton water research to desired economic, environmental and social outcomes since 2005 Term of Reference 2: Assess strength of cotton water story Term of Reference 3: Identify opportunities ...

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