Fact Sheets

The CottonInfo regional development officers have been conducting nitrogen trials across the cotton growing valleys to 'ground truth' nitrogen research. This paper, presented at the 17th Australian Cotton Conference in 2014, outlines the team's findings.

The CottonInfo team, along with researchers, developed this paper for the 17th Australian Cotton Conference in 2014.

This fact sheet outlines the key factors to consider when improving furrow irrigation. 

The Herbicide Resistance Management Strategy (HRMS) is a tool for managing the risk of herbicide resistance in irrigated and dryland farming systems incorporating herbicide-tolerant cotton.

This fact sheet outlines the identification of cotton leaf roll dwarf virus in Timor Leste, and the best practice measures Australian growers should be aware of to protect against it.

This fact sheet outlines the importance of crop destruction and pupae busting in managing resistance risk in Bt cotton.

The control of unwanted volunteer and ratoon cotton is an essential part of good integrated pest and disease management.

Lifting and moving water around farms with pumping systems for irrigation consumes plenty of energy as water is a heavy liquid. This fact sheet outlines the fundamentals of energy use in pumping water.

A comprehensive testing program of conventional large mixed flow pumps typically used on cotton irrigation farms has found that these pumps, if correctly tuned, can operate at high efficiency levels with reduced energy costs and lower carbon emissions.

Irrigated cotton growers stand to make substantial savings in fuel and greenhouse gas emissions in tractor operations if appropriate tractor engine and ground speeds are used and tillage depth is kept to the shallowest that is suitable for the task.


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