Fact Sheets

This fact sheet outlines CottonInfo - who we are, what we do, and how you can contact us.

With biosecurity being a shared responsibility, it is important that researchers, extension officers and industry members take an active and key role in helping progress on-farm biosecurity conversations with growers as part of managing biosecurity risks.

Silverleaf Whitefly (SLW) is a major pest in cotton. It has the ability to contaminate cotton lint with honeydew, has a large host range, can rapidly reproduce and can develop resistance to many insecticides.

On farm storages are the largest source of water loss on most irrigated farms.

This booklet was produced for CottonInfo's Optimising Irrigation and Nitrogen Researchers Tour, which took place in February 2018.

This fact sheet, from CottonInfo and myBMP's series of NRM best practice fact sheets, outlines the impact of native vegetation on integrated pest management (IPM). 

This fact sheet addresses the issue of Helicoverpa survivors (larvae larger than 3mm) in Bt cotton fields, and control methods available to growers.

Storage maintenance and monitoring will help maximise efficiency and minimise the long term costs associated with on-farm storages.

This fact sheet outlines simple maintenance steps to ensure storages maintain their original shape and function.

A storage survey is essential for growers wanting accurate depth-to-volume, surface area and water volume measurements of their storage dams. This fact sheet outlines the methods for completing a storage survey. 

During the 2015-16 season, CottonInfo's REOs conducted on-farm N trials across five cotton growing valleys.

This fact sheet from the CottonInfo technical lead for biosecurity outlines the roles and responsibilities of cotton industry researchers and extension officers regarding biosecurity. 

The End of Season Resistance Monitoring Report, by Sharon Downes, and the Conventional Insecticide Testing Report, by Lisa Bird provide a summary of the outcomes of both programs during 2015-16.


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