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The influence of time of harvest on yields and CCS and the subsequent ratoon crop. (Growth analysis trials, Bundaberg, 1973-1975)
This report deals with the second trial of the growth analysis trial programme on the Bundaberg Sugar Experiment Station. Full details of the purpose of this programme are outlined in Project Report 1973
BSES Cane harvesting studies, 1977 - Preliminary report
The sugar cane industry in Queensland has maintained its prosperity by successful mechanization of harvesting and other farm operations. Farm machinery purchases now represent a significant investment decision. It is ...
Soil compaction studies - Mossman
Study was initiated to investigate the effects of the different bin transport systems on soil compaction. Compaction under dry soil conditions does not appear to be a serious problem and can ve overcome by cultivation. ...
The promotion and delay of flowering
Several aspects of promoted flowering and delayed flowering were examined in small experiments at Meringa. These have application in the controlled flowering of parent varieties to facilitate a greater range of parent ...
Factors affecting the sugar content of sugar cane in the wet tropics of Queensland: statistical analysis of ccs data at Babinda and Tully
In the wet tropics, the sugar content of crops is usually below the state's average and is a critical factor in farm economy, particularly during years of low sugar prices. This aspect of sugar production has been the ...
A method for the rapid identification of ratoon stunting disease in sugar cane
Work with the electron microscope established a slender coryneform - type bacterium is constantly present in the sap of known ratoon stunting diseased plants and is absent from healthy plants. Purpose of project was to ...