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  • Williams, John (A & A Williams Pty Ltd, 2002-06-30)
    The initial BMP Manual focussed on pesticide use. This project aimed to explore the requirements for expanding the focus of the BMP manual, and the BMP program, to all relevant natural resource management issues. These ...
  • Bange, Michael (CSIRO Plant Industry, 2002-06-30)
    CRDC has for many years supported the development and maintenance of computer systems at The Australian Cotton Research Institute, Narrabri(previous project CSF77C). These computer systems have benefited all research ...
  • Franzmann, Bernard (Department of Primary Industries Queensland, 2002-06-30)
    The cotton aphid, Aphis gossypii is a pest of escalating concern in Australia. With increasing utilisation of Bt cotton and consequent reduction in insecticide applications, coupled with emerging insecticide resistance, ...
  • Whitehouse, Mary; Shellhorn, Nancy (CSIRO Entomology, 2002-06-30)
    In Australian cotton fields, the eggs, larvae and pupae of Helicoverpa armigera and H. punctigera are attacked by a diverse range of parasitic wasps and flies. These parasitoids help to reduce the overall abundance of ...
  • McLeod, Marion (Questacon, The National Science & Technology Centre for the Australian Cotton Exhibition Centre Ltd., 2002-06-30)
    The Australian cotton industry is cominttted to developing and improving its competitiveness, profitability and sustainability that ultimately leads to econointc development and job creation in rural and regional Australia. ...
  • Taylor, Ian (NSW Agriculture, 2002-06-30)
    Dryland cotton fanning systems are complex and usually comprise of a number of different rotational crops in conjunction with summer and winter fallows. The standard system employed in dryland cotton production is the ...
  • Harvey, John (University of Queensland, 2002-06-30)
    After much consideration the project grant for a thermocycler (CRDC197C) was used to purchase an Eppendorf Mastercycler gradient machine. This choice of machine gave not only the obvious advantages of having a dedicated ...
  • Nilantha, Hulugalle (NSW Agriculture, 2002-06-30)
    The minirhizotron system was purchased and field use commenced in January 2002. A standard operating procedure (SOP) and protocols for using it under field conditions is being defined at present. Technical staff in the ...
  • McBratney, Alex (CSIRO Plant Industry, 2002-06-30)
    The Soil-Water Laboratory has been set up with a $45,000 grant from the Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC) and funding from the University’s own Sesqui major equipment grant program. Some of the latest ...
  • Burn, Joanne (Australian National University, 2002-06-30)
    Cellulose is a crystalline B-I, 4 glucan found in all higher plants and comprises over 90% of the dry matter of the mature cotton fibre. Selection for improved cotton fibre properties has not usually targeted cellulose ...
  • Bange, Michael (CSIRO Plant Industry, 2002-06-30)
    This is capital item funded by the CRDC to support CRDC funded project CSP140C 'The impact of temperature extremes on cotton performance'. The installation of a controlled Temperature Cold Room Facility at ACRI Narrabri ...
  • Reeves, George (Centre for International Economics and Cotton Research and Development Corporation 2002, 2002-06-30)
    Cotton prices vary for all sorts of reasons including seasonal conditions in major producing countries, exchange rate changes, world economic conditions and of course government subsidies and market distortions. To progress ...
  • Hassall & Associates Pty Ltd (Hassell & Associates, 2002-06-30)
    The Cotton Rivers and Climate Change project assesses the impacts of climate change on water resources in the Gwydir, Border and Condamine-Balonne River Systems of north-east NSW and southern Queensland. The project has ...
  • Sequeira, Richard (Department of Primary Industries Queensland, 2002-06-30)
    Helicoverpa armigera (Hubner) and H. punctigera (Wallengren) are serious pests of cotton in Australia. These pests constitute a continually increasing production cost for most field crops, particularly cotton. At the end ...
  • Stewart, Craig (The University of Sydney, 2002-06-30)
    Since the early 1960s, global agricultural output has increased at rates and to levels that are unprecedented in human history Much of the productivity increase is attributed to the breeding of high-yielding crop varieties, ...
  • Nolan, Fred (The University of Queensland, 2002-06-30)
    The Objective: To compare the deposition and drift profiles of the Spectrum electrostatic system at 10 L/ ha with Micronair AU 5000 units at 30 LAia fitted to a fixed wing aircraft using fluorometric techniques.Results ...
  • Bange, Michael (CSIRO Plant Industry, 2002-06-30)
    Managing sustainable cotton production is becoming more difficult with the ever-increasing demands for limited resources. To assist with management of cotton crops the Technology Resource Centre (TRC) of the Australian ...
  • Dillon, Martin (CSIRO Entomology, 2002-06-30)
    INGARD® Cotton varieties express Bt toxin in all plant parts except for the flowers. Because Helicoverpa moths frequently target flower buds and flowers as oviposition sites, a proportion of their neonate larvae may establish ...
  • Lightfoot, Damien (Adelaide University, 2002-06-30)
    Currently, the qualities that are being engineered into cotton relate to crop management issues such as insect-resistance (Frutos et al. , 1999), herbicide-tolerance (Schmidt, 1995) and stress- resistance (John and Stewart, ...
  • Humphries, John (Adelaide University, 2002-06-30)
    Cotton fibres are single epidermal cells developed from the ovule. While a number of genes expressed exclusively in cotton fibre development have been isolated, the genes responsible for differentiation of fibre cells have ...

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