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Feasibility of Cotton Production in the Burdekin

Grundy, Paul (2012) Feasibility of Cotton Production in the Burdekin. Project Report. Cotton Catchment Communities CRC.

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Abstract

This project has shown the potential for cotton production in the region developed a range of tactics that can be deployed to minimise the impact of cloudy wet weather. These agronomic tactics have been published in a new book - NORpak - Cotton production and management guidelines for the Burdekin and NQ coastal dry tropics. This publication has been specifically targeted for local sugarcane producers who may stand to benefit by including cotton rotation crops into their current largely mono-culture production systems. This publication is available at http://www.cottoncrc.org.au/industry/Publications/Northern_Production.

Item Type:Monograph (Project Report)
Business groups:Crop and Food Science
Keywords:Final reports Roundup Ready Flex® Bollgard II® Burdekin sugarcane farming system rotation crop fallow tropical irrigation area Herbicide tolerant traits cotton monocot hosts nematodes soil pathogens health NORpak agronomic practices production choices fibre quality climate risks adoption extension alternate IDO's decision tools profitability sustainability
Subjects:Plant culture > Field crops > Textile and fibre plants
Deposited On:15 Nov 2011 06:20
Last Modified:01 Feb 2017 02:33

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