Show simple item record Bange, Michael en-US Wilson, Lewis en-US Richards, Dirk en-US 2013-11-15T02:28:54Z 2013-11-15T02:28:54Z 2000-08-16 en_US
dc.identifier.other Conference Paper en_US
dc.description.abstract We tested the suggestion that early season damage may limit the crops subsequent exploitation of moisture in the skip row, which may in turn 11nxit the crops ability to recover. Over two seasons the recovery response of dryland double skip cotton was investigated, where artificial damage was used to simulate damage caused by thrips or Helicoverpa. Treatments included defoliation and/or tip damage. None of the treatments significantly affected yield, however there was a consistent trend towards lower yield in heavier damage treatments. Moisture extraction from the plant row and skip did not appear to be correlated with plant damage, although seasonal weather conditions may have affected this result. Earliness was not specifically assessed but heavy damage treatments appeared slightly delayed. These experiments suggest that factors other than early season damage may be affecting the plants ability to extract moisture from the skip row. Further work in this area needs to be conducted to assess the impact of damage on skip row cotton and factors affecting extraction. en_US
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dc.publisher Australian Cotton Growers Research Association en_US
dc.rights The material presented in these proceedings may not be abstracted or cited as a reference without the specific permissions of the author concerned en_US
dc.subject.classification Pest management en_US
dc.title Early Season Insect Damage in Double Skip Cotton Crops en_US
dc.subject.crdc 4a en_US

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