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  • Cavallaro, Benedette; Simpson, Gordon (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 1998-08-14)
    As low densities of heliothis may survive on Bt transgenic plants late in the season, a specific late season control for heliothis is valuable to reduce the survival of individuals resistant to Bt toxin. Late season survivors ...
  • Mensah, Robert; Khan, Moazzem (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 1998-08-14)
    The apple dimpling bug (ADB), Campylomma liebknechti (Girault) is a sucking insect, indigenous to Australia which occurs in all cotton growing area. Bishop (1980) and Chinajariyawong and Water (1990)reported that ADB is a ...
  • Alexander, David (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 1998-08-14)
    Heliothis armigera has been a growing problem for many years, While the cotton producers have borne the brunt of it, reports of increasing damage to crops such as pulses, sorghum an maize have become more frequent. The ...
  • Jeffery, Ray (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 1998-08-14)
    It is very important to understand the nature of the phenomena which have been collectively characterised as the 'Asian financial crisis' or the 'Asian meltdown'. I would like to take you through an analysis ...
  • Ahmed, M.F; McBratney, A.B; Triantafilis, J (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 1998-08-14)
    Irrigation with either moderate to highly saline and\or sodic water can create problems within the root-zone. Application of saline water for example can lead to increased salinity within the seedbed if there is insufficient ...
  • Coutts, Jeff; McIntyre, Geoff; Gibb, Dallas (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 1998-08-14)
    The adoption of integrated Pest Management technologies and strategies, which are being extensively researched and developed in the cotton industry, has been very limited. The development of effective extension programs ...
  • Hearn, Brian (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 1998-08-14)
    It hardly needs to be said that the supply of irrigation water is a major issue for the industry and a major hint to production, and that there are economic and environmental dimensions to the debate about water, which is ...
  • Gegan, Michael (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 1998-08-14)
    It is no doubt BMP is the next major challenge facing the cotton industry. We are under increasing scrutiny from governments, their departments and our own communities. Particularly on chemical use and drum disposal, water, ...
  • Williams, Allan (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 1998-08-14)
    Two years ago, the first draft of the Best Management Practices Manual for minimising the impact of Pesticides (&quote;Manual&quote;) had just been released. It was a booklet of some 70 pages, which listed a number of ...
  • Baker, H (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 1998-08-14)
    In recent times there has been general recognition that broad based legislation, while it must remain the cornerstone of community standards, does not fully address the needs of the community for better environmental ...
  • Simpson, Gordon; Cornford, Renee (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 1998-08-14)
    The green mind, Creontiades dilutes (Stal) (Hemiptera: Miridae), is an important but sporadic pest of cotton which destroys small squares on cotton plants (Pyke and Brown, 1996). Destruction of the squares occurs during ...
  • Barker, Kelly; Allen, Stephen; Putcha, Subbu (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 1998-08-14)
    In a broad sense, biocontrol can be defined as the manipulation of a root or soil environment, through non-chemical means, to reduce the activity of pathogens. This broad definition includes the use of resistant cultivars, ...
  • Constable, Greg (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 1998-08-14)
    CSIRO has had a successful cotton breeding program for over 20 years. In 1996, more than 90% of Australia's cotton was sown to varieties derived from the CSRO breeding program. In the Cotton CRC, the aim is to complement ...
  • Sadras, Victor (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 1998-08-14)
    Has the introduction of Bt genes into the cotton plant affected its capacity for compensation after insect damage? This question is relevant for three reasons. First, and most obviously, Bt cottons remain vulnerable ...
  • McFadden, Helen; Llewellyn, Danny; Dennis, Liz; de Feyter, Rob (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 1998-08-14)
    Fungal diseases such as Verticillium Wilt, Fusarium wilt and black root rot cause appreciable losses to the Australian cotton industry, particularly in years when environmental conditions favour disease. Research in our ...
  • Forrester, Neil (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 1998-08-14)
    The Australian cotton industry has been practising curative conventional insecticide resistance management and preventative Bt transgenic cotton resistance management for fifteen and two years now, respectively. The actual ...
  • Punch, Gary (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 1998-08-14)
    In his paper to you, Mike Logan, our youngest Cotton Australia Board Director, said to you, &quote;unless we have the support of the local communities, we are doomed to extinction&quote;. To that I would like to add that ...
  • Milroy, S; Hulugalle, N; Tennakoon, S (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 1998-08-14)
    Water use efficiency is a key issue for the Australian cotton industry. For the individual producer the focus is to maximise returns from a limited resource. However, the current debate on allocation of water between ...
  • Hancock, Wayne (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 1998-08-14)
    The release of INGARD&quote;' cotton has presented the opportunity to study grower attitudes to the control and distribution of genetic material protected by plant and technology patents and trademarks. INGARD' ...
  • Reid, Peter; Constable, Greg; Thompson, N; Mann, G; Heal, L; Tyson, C (Australian Cotton Growers Research Association, 1998-08-14)
    The CSIRO Cotton Cultivar Trial(CCT) has been run cooperatively by CSIRO and DPIQ for 24 years and is used as the last stage in our breeding line evaluation. Early generation testing following single plant selection involves ...

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