Inside Cotton: Recent submissions

  • Jenson, Melanie; Redfern, Ruth (CRDC, 2017-12-01)
    The summer edition of CRDC's magazine, Spotlight, reports on the achievements of research and innovation, and takes a look at the future direction of cotton RD&E. This edition includes the outomes of recent assessments ...
  • CRDC (CRDC, 2017-11-27)
    CRDC’s role is to invest in RD&E on behalf of cotton growers and the government, with the outcomes boosting the productivity and profitability of our industry. RD&E, and its resulting innovations, are a key driving force ...
  • CRDC; CCA (2017-11-23)
    Each year, Crop Consultants Australia - with support from CRDC - conduct a qualitative survey of cotton consultants regarding their practices and attitudes, as well as those of their cotton grower clients. The resulting ...
  • Lower, Tony (University of Sydney, 2015-06-30)
    To maximise improvements in work health and safety, it is vital to have the best available evidence available to understand the risks that exist. In turn, this can help to define the best control solutions to reduce these ...
  • Sharwood, Robert (Australian National University, 2016-06-30)
    This Travel sponsorship suuported Dr Sharwood to travel to Lubbock Texas USA to meet with Dr Paxton Payton and Dr James Mahan at the USDA-ARS to begin collaborative research to determine the interactive effects of water ...
  • Ryu, Jaeeun (CSIRO Biosecurity Flagship, 2015-06-30)
    Resistance to insecticides has repeatedly developed in Helicoverpa armigera around the world and is of major concern to the cotton industry in Australia. CYP337B3, the gene responsible for fenvalerate resistance was ...
  • Holman, Sharna (University of Sydney, 2015-06-30)
    Helicoverpa punctigera, along with Helicoverpa armigera, are major pests in Australian cotton. They are currently controlled using “Bt cotton” which contain genes derived from the bacteria Bacillus thuringiensis, that ...
  • Lower, Tony; Temperley, John (University of Sydney, 16-06-30)
    The cotton sector is a leader in farm WHS because growers have used evidence-based information to develop practical and effective systems to manage WHS. In some instances WHS can be complex due to conflicting interpretation ...
  • Griffiths, Brendon (University of New England, 2016-06-30)
    UNE 1501 – ‘ Phosphorus availability in raingrown cotton’, was conducted at ‘Colonsay’, via Brookstead, on the Darling Downs in Queensland, at a long term nutrition site, owned and maintained by Incitec Pivot for 30 years. ...
  • Ullah, Najeeb (University of Sydney, 2015-06-30)
    Climatic variability, typified by erratic heavy-rainfall events can cause soil waterlogging and yield losses in irrigated cotton. This project investigated the physiological mechanisms of waterlogging damage to cotton crops ...
  • Brookes, Dean (University of Queensland, 2017-06-30)
    The Green Vegetable Bug, Nezara viridula, has recently become a more significant pest of Australian cotton but it is not a problem every season. This project addressed aspects of the multiple host use and movement of N. ...
  • Bell, Mike (University of Queensland, 2015-06-30)
    Current nutrient management strategies are based primarily on the concept of cost effective nutrient management (i.e. deriving an economic return from fertilizer investment), unless managers have consciously embarked on a ...
  • Staines, Trudi (CSIRO Agricultural Flagship, 2015-06-30)
    In 2008 the Cotton CRC invested in an Education Officer, Trudy Staines, for 5 years to promote science and agriculture in schools. The schools program was developed to enhance and expand the science and environmental ...
  • Downes, Sharon; Walsh, Tom (2016-06-30)
    The industry is entering a critical period in managing resistance to Bt-cotton. One technology provider is about to release their 3rd generation product which is based on the current two gene varieties (Cry1Ac, Cry2Ab) ...
  • Bennett, John; Baillie, Craig; Woodhouse, Nathan; Jenson, Troy (University of Southern Queensland, 2015-06-30)
    Technological innovations in the cotton industry are advancing mechanisation and seeking to create improved efficiencies of labour and energy inputs. These innovations are often adopted rapidly without specific knowledge ...
  • Bange, Michael (CSIRO Agriculture; CSIRO Manufacturing, 2016-06-30)
    This project successfully captured interactions between cultivar (genetic) x season (environment) x field management x post processing (ginning) variables. It demonstrated that targeted irrigation at flowering in combination ...
  • Nettle, Ruth (University of Melbourne, 2015-06-30)
    The cotton sector has prioritised workforce development for strategic investment by setting human capacity building as a goal and defining a strategy to plan for future industry capacity needs. This strategy reflects an ...
  • Wilson, Lewis (CSIRO Plant Industry, 2016-06-30)
    Silverleaf whitefly (SLW) and green vegetable bug (GVB) are important pests in the Australian cotton industry. However, the particular natural enemy species involved in suppressing population development of these pests is ...
  • Shakeshaft, Elizabeth (University of Sydney, 2016-06-30)
    This research project acts as a pilot study and involved four trials in the Riverina region of New South Wales comparing establishment, growth rates, plant maturity and yield between cotton crops grown under plastic and ...
  • Grundy, Pau (Australian Association Cotton Scientists, 2015-09-30)
    The Association of Australian Cotton Scientists aims to facilitate a biennial cotton research conference that provides an opportunity for the Australia’s cotton research and extension community to come together and present ...

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