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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Ceeney, Sally (2013-03-28)
    With more than 90 percent of Australian Cotton grown using Bt technology, effective resistance management is vital to the longevity of Bollgard II and the yet to be released Bollgard III.
  • Charles, Graham; Johnson, Stephen; Roberts, Grant; Taylor, Ian (Cotton Research and Development Corporation, Cotton Catchment Communities CRC, 2013-12-18)
    WEEDpak synthesizes the results of extensive research on IWM in Australian cotton farming systems from research . The WEEDpak manual includes extensive reference material to help identify weeds, an important first step in ...
  • Grundy, Paul; Heimoana, Simone; Hopkinson, Jamie; Leven, Tracey; Maas, Susan; Sequeira, Richard; Taylor, Ian; Wilson, Lewis; Williams, Sandra (2013-12-23)
    Silverleaf Whitefly (SLW) is a major pest due to its ability to contaminate cotton lint with honeydew. Management of SLW requires a year round Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach as SLW are highly mobile, can quickly ...
  • Ceeney, Sally; Downes, Sharon; Tann, Colin (2014-02-19)
    What are 'survivors'? Are they resistant to Bollgard II?, Control of Helicoverpa larvae in Bollgard II, Helicoverpa thresholds , Insecticide selection for Bollgard II crops.
  • Redfern, Ruth (2014-04-04)
    The world's first case of glyphosate-resistant sowthistle has been found at Gunnedah in the Upper Namoi, providing a start reminder to growers that vigilance is needed in integrated weed control.
  • Ceeney, Sally; Sampson, Luke (2014-05-09)
    These end of season resistance management tactics are key components of the Bollgard II resistance management plan (RMP). The success of the Bollgard II RMP in managing resistance is due to the implementation of these ...
  • Unknown author (2015-01-16)
    The Herbicide Resistance Management Strategy (HRMS) is designed as a tool for weed management in irrigated and dryland farming systems incorporating herbicide tolerant (HT) cotton, to delay glyphosate resistance.
  • Redfern, Ruth; Wilson, Lewis (2015-02-23)
    Spider mites are small arthropods that feed on the underside of cotton leaves using their piercing mouthparts to suck out the contents of leaf cells. This removes chlorophyll from the leaves and causes a reduction in ...
  • Smith, Linda; Kirkby, Karen (2015-03-09)
    Verticillium wilt of cotton is caused by Verticillium dahliae, a soil borne fungus that enters the roots and grows into the vascular system of the plant. Identifying Verticillium is the first step in being able to manage it.
  • CottonInfo (CottonInfo, 2015-04-13)
    A newly identified defoliating strain of Verticillium wilt has been detected in Queensland and NSW. In this special CottonInfo ealert, we bring you the key things you need to know and do about this strain.

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