Cotton CRC Information Sheets


Information sheets produced by the Cotton Catchment Communities CRC

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  • Unknown author (Cotton Catchment Communities CRC, 2010-12-01)
    a mild, wet winter followed by a mild wet spring as has been experienced in 2010, provides theideal situation for pest survival and early season build up of populations, especially sucking pests. Sucking pest management ...
  • Kennedy, Ivan (Cotton Catchment Communities CRC, 2006-07-01)
    Well designed irrigation storages and water courses on cotton farms can aid in the removal of sediment, nutrients and pesticides from irrigation water and enhance their habitat value for native plants and animals. This ...
  • Unknown author (Cotton Catchment Communities CRC, 2008-04-23)
    This fact sheet includes information on:Preparing for drillingBore site selectionDesign of bore Drilling and construction Test pumping, operation and monitoring Rehabilitation and decommissioning.
  • UNSW Water Research Laboratory (Cotton Catchment Communities CRC, 2008-06-23)
    A list of misconconceptions and an explainationabout groundwater
  • UNSW Water Research Laboratory (Cotton Catchment Communities CRC, 2008-06-23)
    The average amount of time a watermolecule spends at a particularstage during its journey throughthe hydrologic cycle is known as theresidence time. The residence timeis calculated by dividing the totalamount of water at ...
  • Unknown author (Cotton Catchment Communities CRC, 2008-06-23)
    Groundwater is the term referring to water that occurs under the ground.Groundwater is a vast and slow moving resource that greatly exceeds the volume of other available freshwater sources. The study of groundwater is known ...
  • Unknown author (Cotton Catchment Communities CRC, 2008-07-01)
    Grasslands are perhaps often overlooked as providing benefits, but this unassuming orkforce' has many surprises to offer. Grassland restoration has benefits all round for soil health, pastureproduction, animal health as ...
  • MacFarlane, Jane; Jones, Paula (Cotton Catchment Communities CRC, 2008-01-01)
    Birds, bats, spiders, wasps and other predatory insects contribute to pest control in the crop this is your natural workforce. To reap the benefit of your natural workforce, simply look after the bushland on your farm.
  • Chapman, Veronica (Cotton Catchment Communities CRC, 2006-08-25)
    Good natural resource management does not have to involve a great deal of extra work and time it should be incorporated into the overall management of the property. This is the philosophy of Richard and Julie Dowse. who ...
  • Sequeira, Richard (Cotton Catchment Communities CRC, 2008-07-01)
    This document provides recommendations for effective monitoring and best management of Silverleaf Whitefly (SLW) in Australian cotton. Management of SLW aims to minimise the need for pesticides by using cutural, agronomic ...
  • Unknown author (Cotton Catchment Communities CRC, 2008-11-01)
    Well designed artificial wetlands can provide habitats for aquatic plants, birds, fish, frogs and aquatic insects and other little critters on-farm. Designs need to be practical and water use effeceint.
  • Unknown author (Cotton Catchment Communities CRC, 2009-04-02)
    Key findings from the study for Warren include:. The Warren population has steadily decline in the past few decades. From 2001]2006, 15% or 1 in 7 people left the Warren local government area.. There was a corresponding ...
  • Maas, Susan (Cotton Catchment Communities CRC, 2007-06-12)
    Previously cleared country on Graham & Josephine Volck's property has been allowed allowed to naturally regenerate as a means of revegetation. These areas are being recognised for their biodiversity through a Fitzroy Basin ...
  • Rochester, Ian (Cotton Catchment Communities CRC, 2008-05-02)
    Vetch has been grown on commercial cotton farms for several years in most cotton growing regions. To evaluate the benefits of growing vetchDr Ian Rochester and his team at CSIRO Plant Industry in Narrabri have conducted ...
  • Jane Macfarlane (Cotton Catchment Communities CRC, 2008-03-01)
    Rivers provide essential ecosystem services by carrying water, nutrients and even seeds to regenerate our landscapes. Leave riparian land uncultivated to trap sediments and nutrients and keep the rivers clean
  • Powell, Janine (Cotton Catchment Communities CRC, 2012-06-28)
    The following data is a time series of both the Australian and World cotton industries. The information is presented visually as a series of graphs
  • Rochester, Ian (2004-10-14)
    Vetch is a winter-growing legume being increasingly grown in rotation with cotton. It provides no cash flow but provides substantial benefits in the productivity of the following cotton crops by improving the soil.
  • Sharman, Murray (Cotton Catchment Communities CRC, 2007-12-18)
    The potential impact of to cotton in Australia has not been established however it is currently thought that TSV is unlikely to cause significant disease or losses in CQ. Disease riskmost likely increases with proximity ...
  • Wigginton, David (Cotton Catchment Communities CRC, 2012-01-18)
    A summary of 15 case study scenarios investigating the costs and benefits of storage structural modifications to reduce seepage and evaporation losses
  • Milroy, Steve (Australian Cotton CRC, 2002-06-28)
    Under conditions of reduced water availability, research over a number of years has indicated that optimum area to irrigate is that which allows around 5 to 6 ML per ha for the irrigated crop.

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