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Emerging crop technologies

Hamilton, A. (2001) Emerging crop technologies. In: Outlook 2001. Proceedings of the National Outlook Conference, Canberra, Australia, 27 February - 1 March. Volume 2: agriculture and regional Australia,. Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics.

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A brief review of agricultural development in Australia is presented before the following emerging crop technologies are discussed: water use optimization; integrated pest control; predictive technologies; precision agriculture; biotechnology; development of new crops and crop products; and information systems. Issues regarding biodiversity, intellectual capital, and the changing approaches to agricultural science are also discussed. It is concluded that technology has played a significant role in transforming Australian cropping industries to their current position and will continue to support grain producers in addressing the challenges they face today and into the future.

Item Type:Book Section
Subjects:Agriculture > Agriculture (General) > Farm machinery and farm engineering
Technology > Technology (General)
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