1991 Final Reports

 

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  • Reid, P.E. (1991-06-30)
    During August 1990, in company with Dr Norm Thomson, Mr Reid visited a number of research institution and companies form California to Mississippi. The main purpose of the trip were to survey trends in US cotton breeding, ...
  • Kirby, J.M. (1991-06-30)
    I was invited to speak at the conference to give a paper at one of the sessions. My paper was entitled "Mechanical Problems in Soil/fool Interaction", and covered the soil mechanics of tillage and compaction by vehicle ...
  • Shaw, A.J. (1991-06-30)
    The first Queensland soil management training workshop was held in July 1991 at Dalby. Funding came from the Cotton Research and Development Corporation and the National Soil Conservation Program. The aim of the workshop ...
  • Thomson, N.J. (1991-06-01)
    This project was concerned with the transfer of cotton fibre testing from the Division of Wool Research, Geelong Victoria to the Cotton Research Unit at Narrabri Agricultural Research Station (NARS). It involved the ...
  • Patrick, C. (1991-06-01)
    A 20 saw gin was bought for $13,000 from the USA. It was installed and fitted with a motor in time to be used in the 1991 harvest It operated satisfactorily throughout the 1991 season.
  • Wells, A.T. (1991-06-01)
    This project involved the purchase of equipment to measure the surface water inputs and outputs of two commercial scale cotton fields. Cotton is grown on each field in alternate years and fallowed in the off year so that ...
  • Charles, Graham (1991-06-30)
    A survey form asking the cost of weed control, the major weed problems and the herbicides used was sent to fifty two cotton growers from the seven major cotton areas of New South Wales. On average, weed control costs the ...
  • Fitt, Gary (1991-06-30)
    This project was initiated under the name "CS66L - SIRATAC Plus configuration and testing". However, the Siratac Plus project proved a failure and all development was abandoned in 1990. These developments were reported in ...
  • Wilson, L.J. (1990-09-30)
    Aims: *Use data which relates mite numbers to yield loss in order to derive and test action thresholds. * Finalise the development of a sampling technique in association with action thresholds and include both into ...
  • Fitt, Gary (1991-06-30)
    The objective of this project was to look at economic optimisation within the SIRATAC framework.
  • Constable, G.A. (1991-06-01)
    Aims 1. Promote awareness of the importance of soil management 2. Collate existing research results and practical knowledge of the management of irrigated cracking clays. 3. Provide, in consultation with users, a ...
  • Freney, J.R.; Hearn, A.B. (1991-06-30)
    The initial phase of .the project was devoted to the selection and testing of analytical techniques for assessing total nitrogen and leaching losses, and gaseous losses of nitrogen by ammonia volatilization and denitrification ...
  • Fitt, Gary (1991-06-01)
    OBJECTIVES (i) To evaluate the reliability of current SIR.A TAC sampling procedures and conversion equations relating proportion infestation to mean number of insects per plant. (ii) To develop sampling systems able to ...
  • Fitt, Gary (1991-06-01)
    Aims: (i) to quantify the contribution of alternative host crops to the dynamics of Heliothis on cotton using an elemental analysis technique developed in a previous project. (ii) to study the colonisation of cotton crops ...
  • Trowell, S. (1991-06-01)
    To quantify movement of Heliothis adults Into cotton crops from local and distant source regions. To estimate the migratory capacity of Heliothis in a form which can be Incorporated into regional population models and other ...
  • Fitt, Gary (1991-06-01)
    To measure the effect of biotic factors (host crop, body size) and abiotic factors (temperature, humidity) on reproductive development, fecundity and longevity of adult Heliothis punctigera and H. armigera for incorporation ...
  • Mues, Colin; Morris, Paul; Simmons, Phil (1990-02-15)
    The number of methods of marketing open to Australian cotton growers has increased in recent years, providing growers with an opportunity to better manage financial risk. In particular, processing and marketing organisations ...
  • Button, Brian (1991-06-01)
    The main aim of this project was to develop a low-cost multispectral airborne video imaging system (referred to as MAVIS) for detecting and monitoring spatial and temporal variations in the vigour of irrigated cotton crops ...
  • Abbott, T.S (2012-06-22)
    The cotton industry is one of the most technologically advanced agricultural industries in Australia. However, advisers to cotton growers often lack confidence in advising their clients on decisions relating to soil ...
  • Freney, J.R; Hearn, A.B (2012-06-22)
    The initial phase of the project was devoted to the selection and testing of analytical techniques for assessing total nitrogen and leaching losses, and gaseous losses of nitrogen by ammonia volatilization and denitrification ...

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