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Towards Functional Specification of a Sampling Scheme for Commercial Sampling of Prepared Cane
Some options for an automated system for sampling prepared cane are described. They are based on a system currently in use in South Africa. Some modifications of the South African system are proposed, largely because that ...
Preparing the Sugar Industry for Climate Change and Emissions Trading Workshop
This document provides a brief summary of key points arising from a climate change workshop held in Brisbane on June 19, 2009.
A review of opportunities to improve the design and performance of sugarcane harvesters
This review is a response to the recognition by the SRDC that the Australian sugarcane industry needs an informed basis from which to make decisions as to appropriate investments in harvesting sector research. There is a ...
Global change: helping inform the Australian sugar industry on potential impacts, possible adaptation strategies and best-bet investment of R&D
Australia is facing some degree of continuing global change (IPCC 2007) (referred to as climate change in this report, and including climate variables and atmospheric gases). The Agriculture and Food Policy Reference Group ...
Climate change and the Australian Sugarcane Industry : Impacts, adaptation and R&D opportunities
Australia is facing continuing climate change (IPCC 2007). The Agriculture and Food Policy Reference Group (2006) considers that without adequate preparation, climate change could have serious implications for sustainable ...
The value chain of the Australian Sugar Industry : developments in the period 1970-2005 and future opportunities
This report by the Sugar Research and Development Corporation (SRDC) provides an overview of the “state-of-the-art” of value chain improvement in the Australian sugar industry. It seeks to firstly, improve the level of ...
Increasing the capacity to identify and action value chain integration opportunities final report
This report provides a review of the past value chain sugar research in Australia and other countries, and formulates key messages that the Australian industry can learn upon for future value chain activities. Compared to ...
Final report SRDC Project NCA009 Review, analysis and discussion of Precision Agriculture technologies
The development of a range of new technologies has brought agriculture and agricultural equipment to a whole new level of sophistication. First hypothesised in the early 1990’s, Precision Agriculture (PA) is a crop management ...
Report on audit of selected SRDC projects at Queensland University of Technology
This report deals with a focussed audit of selected recent projects that are undertaken by Queensland University of Technology with funding provided by SRDC. SRDC requested the audit as part of its ongoing requirement to ...
Final report Future harvest : A project scoping document to SRDC on harvesting R,D&E
Mechanical harvesting of sugarcane has been a major success story for the Australian sugar industry. However, the Australian sugarcane industry has suffered a plateau in productivity (Wilson and Leslie 1997) and there is ...