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An investigation of factors affecting ash in first expressed juice in the Rocky Point mill area.
Because of a deep concern at the level of ash in Rocky Point sugars and the lack of information on inorganic composition of juices entering the factory the management of W H Heck and Sons requested BSES to undertake an ...
A wedgewire support for screens in continuous centrifugals, Bingera mill - 1987 season
Discussions between Bundaberg Sugar Company, the Surescreen Group and BSES resulted in BSES sponsoring the installation of a wedgewire backing screen in a K1000 basket at Bingera Mill during 1987 season. This report ...
Fibre characteristics of cane - results of measurements carried out at Bundaberg during 1987 season
During September, 1987 a total of twenty-three samples of cane were tested for extreme fibre characteristics at BSES in Bundaberg. The main purpose of this testing program, which was introduced during 1986 season, is to ...
Bioassay for comparing levels of pythium graminicola in soils
In the study of any soil borne pathogen it is essential to have some technique for determining the level of the pathogen in the soil. The levels of Pythium species in soil have been measured by soil dilution plating on ...
Inheritance of Fiji disease resistance
Various projects have been conducted in recent years to study the inheritance of resistance to Fiji disease. In this report the results of these studies are presented and the implications for the plant breeding programme ...
Effects of natural enemies on soldier fly (Inopus rubriceps) populations in Queensland
A study was initiated in 1981 to determine the role of natural enemies of soldier fly in south east Queensland. The objective of this work was to gain an understanding of soldier fly population dynamics in its native ...
The effect of sugarcane rust (Puccinia melanocephala) on yield
This report details the results obtained from two trials to assess yeild loss caused by sugarcane rust and also outlines the epiphytotiology of the rust disease.
Development of a biological control against sugarcane poor root syndrome (ASRRF Project No. BSES 001A - Final Report)
The overall objective of the project was to search for and develop an economically effective biocontrol against sugarcane poor root syndrome (PRS). The disease was known to be caused by two pathogenic fungi: Pythium ...
Progress report on BSES and WRC studies of water quality in Woongarra-Pemberton area - July 1981
This report summarizes results of a pot trial comparing bore and surface water; co-operative monitoring of water-table levels with the Water Resources Commission; field trials with various ameliorants; and a field survey ...
Development of a fungicide spray schedule to determine the effect of sugarcane rust (Puccinia melanocephala) on yield
This study reports on work carried out to develop a fungicide spray program which is suitable for yield loss assessment investigations. Aspects examined include the efficacy of various concentrations of chlorothalonil and ...