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Title: Spotlight: Autumn 2008
Authors: Jenson, Melanie
McLachlan, Abigail
Tout, Elizabeth
Day, Mary Anne
Jenson, Lee
Viscarra Rossel, Tristan
James, Megan
Keywords: Capacity building
Farm managers
Pest Control
Issue Date: 1-Mar-2008
Publisher: Cotton Research and Development Corporation
Citation: Spotlight on Cotton R&D Autumn 2008 (hardcopy)
Abstract: This issue of Spotlight covers the capacity of our R&D to deliver breakthroughs some of which are covered here. In particular, Plant X together with a new biological agent appears as emerging and innovative technologies. These may both add new life to extending important transgenic traits and underpin cotton's sustainable production. A new lower-cost crop rotation exploiting vetch and wheat in the rotation is described. It shows the potential for a new cotton production system that also saves water, reduces nitrogen and energy use - the three factors which are also at the center of a cotton production system more in tune with water and carbon challenged environment.An extensive feature on the industry's capacity building initiatives and successes.
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