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  • CRDC (CRDC, 2002)
    The production guide for the growing of dryland cotton in Australia (third edition, 2002). The precursor to the current Australian Cotton Production Manual (updated annually).
  • Williams, Sandra; Wilson, Lewis; Vogel, Stacey (The Development and Delivery Team (Cotton Catchment Communities CRC), Cotton Grower Services and the IHD Group. (2011), 2011-07-12)
    This ute guide can assist consultants and growers correctly identify their pest and beneficial insects and creates awareness of the role that native vegetation can play in IPM. Ultimately this information supports responsible ...
  • Plant Health Australia (Plant Health Australia, 2012-08-07)
    The Farm Biosecurity Manual for the Cotton Industry outlines the recommended on farm biosecurity practices that aim to reduce the risk of pests.
  • Trindall, Jane; Roth, Guy; Williams, Sandra; Harris, Graham; Wigginton, David (Cotton Catchment Communities CRC Limited, 2012-08-08)
    The Australian Cotton Water Story brings together research and development outcomes around water use in Australian cotton over the decade from 2002 to 2012. The Australian cotton industry has seen a dramatic improvement ...
  • Cotton CRC Development and Delivery Team (Cotton Research & Development Corporation, 2012-08-15)
    The 2012 3 Cotton Pest Management Guide your handbook to cotton industry best practice for pest, weeds, diseases, biosecurity and spray application. This publication is a cross organisation, interdisciplinary effort which ...
  • Cotton CRC Development and Delivery Team (Cotton Research & Development Corporation, 2012-08-15)
    This publication serves as a key document to reference current Australian cotton production practices, and as such, is a most important resource for all cotton producers, especially those entering the industry for the first ...
  • Wilson, Lewis; Maas, Susan (2012-11-30)
    Early season thrips present a challenge to pest management decision makers. While nymphs and adults cause early season damage to terminals, leaves, buds and stems, they are beneficial as a key predator of spider-mite eggs, ...
  • Allen, Stephen; Kirkby, karen; Grundy, Paul; Maas, Susan; Quade, Adam; Wilson, Lewis (2012-11-30)
    There have been reports of symphlans in early established crops. Symphla are a natural part of healthy soil biota, & can be found under healthy crops however at very high numbers may cause root damage. Seedlings particularly ...
  • Clancy, Loretta; Williams, Sandra (2012-12-10)
    Manual calculations of yield loss from pest infestations are complicated and time consuming. The CottASSIST Aphid Yield Loss Estimator allows the user to enter current Aphid samples to estimate a rate of pest increase and ...
  • Heimoana, Simon; Williams, Sandra (2012-12-10)
    Correct identification of the species of aphid present is a critical step in determining a management strategy. Many winged forms of nonpest aphid species will settle on cotton and test feed, then move on when they find ...
  • Ceeney, Sally; Heimoana, Simon; Herron, Grant; Maas, Susan; Smith, Tanya; Williams, Sandra; Wilson, Lewis (2012-12-10)
    Early season pests present a great challenge for pest decisions makers, as any disruption to beneficials early in the season is likely to result in the flaring of pests and increase the necessity for further sprays later ...
  • Allen, Stephen; Cobon, Jenny; Scheikowski, Linda; Lehane, John; Smith, Linda; Maas, Susan (2012-12-14)
    Reniform Nematodes (Rotylenchulus reniformis) have recently been identified in cotton in subtropicalQld for the second time since 2003/04. Reniform nematodes are an established pest in some Australian horticulture crops ...
  • Jensen, Melanie (2013-03-04)
    Why so important to get defoliation right? How not getting defoliation right has flow on effects right down the line, from increasing costs and reducing profits to growers and poor fibre quality which affects australia’s ...
  • Jensen, Melanie; Temperley, John (2013-03-05)
    Workplace health and safety legislation introduced in 2012 means farm owners and managers are responsible for the safety of everyone working on their farm, including contractors and volunteers.
  • Jensen, Melanie (2013-03-05)
    An effective defoliation means cotton with less leaf and trash content, protects the integrity of fibre quality and keeps Australia’s reputation for high quality, low contaminant cotton intact. A poor defoliation creates ...
  • Maas, Susan; Sequeira, Richard (2013-03-05)
    Management of Silverleaf whitefly in later maturing crops is complex, and growers and consultants need to manage to avoid honeydew contamination. This article focuses on management options for crops in the salvage zone ...
  • Jensen, Melanie; Gordon, Bill (2013-03-05)
    Spray application expert Bill Gordon tells how to best apply defoliants to get the best results from this critical operation.
  • Jensen, Melanie (2013-03-05)
    Irrigators with general security water entitlements operating in the NSW Border Rivers, Gwydir, Namoi/Peel and Macquarie/Cudgegong water management areas are eligible for grants to undertake irrigation modernisation on ...
  • Jensen, Melanie (2013-03-05)
    The latest development in the resourcing of the D&D program is the appointment of Regional Development Officers, who as the title suggests, have been appointed to the each of the major cotton growing valleys.
  • Bauer, Bartley; Cobon, Jenny; Scheikowski, Linda; Lehane, John; Smith, Linda; Maas, Susan (2013-03-18)
    In late 2012, there was an identification of reniform nematodes (Rotylenchulus reniformis) affecting cotton across a number of fields and farms in Theodore in Central Queensland. Feeding causes damage to the plant resulting ...

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