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Final report SRDC project BSS295 Scoping study - remote sensing of sugarcane leaf diseases
Estimation of the incidence of sugarcane leaf diseases in the Australian sugar industry is largely confined to subjective estimates by Cane Productivity Services personnel. Resistance ratings for leaf diseases are applied ...
Final report - SRDC project YDV002 : Sugar yield decline joint venture : phase 2 (July 1999 - June 2006)
Research in phase 2 has greatly increased our understanding of how farming systems operate, the key components of farming systems, and how they can be manipulated to provide better outcomes.
Soil constraints to productivity improvement
Evidence from investigations into fumigation, fungicide application, fallowing and growth of sugarcane on recently cultivated soils strongly suggests that yields in established cane growing areas are being restricted by ...
Enhancing resistance to yellow spot disease": SRDC final project report BSS245
Yellow spot is a leaf disease caused by the fungus Mycovellosiella koepkei. Although known in Queensland since 1950, some facets of the disease have never been adequately researched. Yellow spot principally, but not ...
Review of the green grassy shoot disease (GGSD) situation in Nghe An Province, Vietnam 16-26 April 2009
Green grassy shoot disease (GGSD) has been rapidly escalating. Without further research and extension assistance, GGSD has great potential to cripple production in Vietnam. The visit has provided a great deal of new ...
Chlorotic streak disease in Queensland
Chlorotic streak is a disease of unknown etiology affecting 30-50,000 ha of caneland in Queensland annually. The disease is present in all canegrowing districts but is of greatest incidence in the Herbert River and Rocky ...
SRDC Project BSS230 - Survey of Sugarcane in Eastern Australia for Sugarcane Smut
Objectives of project are to: conduct specific smut surveys to determine whether sugarcane smut is present in eastern Australia. Through publicity campaigns encourage cane farmers to inspect their farms for smut. Collate ...
Pachymetra chaunorhiza as a factor involved in stool tipping in North Queensland (Final report SRDC Project BS33S)
The objectives of this project were to determine the soil and environmental factors favouring Pachymetra root rot, and how these contributed to stool tipping in the moderately resistant and susceptible varieties Q117 and Q124.
Review meeting at the Indonesian Sugar Research Institute and associated industry information meeting, 29 March - 4 April 2009, Project: Integrated pest management of stem borers and insect vectors of viral diseases of sugarcane (HORT/2006/147)
This report provides detail on an ACIAR-funded project (HORT/2006/147) meeting between Australian and Indonesian staff to review project activities, and to plan further research, development and extension for the next 12 ...