Welcome to Sugar Research Australia's eLibrary
This is SRA's eLibrary, a web site that provides online full-text access to a growing collection of research reports and electronic publications authored by SRA researchers and staff or funded by SRA.
Work deposited here is freely accessible to the world via the web. Access is restricted only in unavoidable instances, for example where copyright restrictions prevail.
Shown below are the main Communities (themes) within this eLibrary. Content within each Community is organised into 'collections' that broadly classifies the work within the eight key focus areas that SRA currently invests in. Click on a name to browse its content, use the search capability above or use the faceted browsing under the 'DISCOVER' panel to the right.
Communities in the eLibrary
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(ASSCT, 2021)Yellow canopy syndrome (YCS) is a sporadic condition presenting as golden-yellowing of the mid canopy in sugarcane during the peak growing period of December to March. The key driver of YCS is growth rate and symptoms ...
(ASSCT, 2019)Introgression of Erianthus arundinaceus into the SRA sugarcane-breeding program has been a goal for researchers for many years. The Erianthus genome was finally accessible to sugarcane breeders with the identification in ...
Effect of neonicotinoid, pyrethroid and spirotetramat insecticides and a miticide on incidence and severity of Yellow Canopy Syndrome : ASSCT peer-reviewed paper (ASSCT, 2019)Yellow Canopy Syndrome (YCS) is a condition affecting Australian sugarcane that can lead to yield losses in excess of 30% in severely affected crops. The causal agent of this condition is unknown. Insect pests are well ...
Field evaluation of selected introgression clones for their resistance to root-knot nematodes : ASSCT peer-reviewed paper (ASSCT, 2019)Sugarcane nematodes, root-knot (RKN) and root-lesion (RLN), cause an estimated loss of over $80 million per year to the Australian sugar industry. In particular, RKN is a major problem if sugarcane is planted in sandy soil. ...
(ASSCT, 2016)Yellow Canopy Syndrome (YCS) is a new problem affecting the Australian sugar industry. It was first reported in 2012 and has increased in occurrence and spread from the initial reports in North Queensland to further south ...