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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 ...
Sugar Research and Development Corporation final report Review of knowledge of sugarcane physiology and climate-crop-soil interactions
Compared to other crops, knowledge of growth mechanisms in sugarcane is inadequate. The question arises as to how much longer can we continue to prosper from sugarcane if knowledge of the growth processes on which our ...
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 ...
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.
Precision agriculture options for the Australian sugarcane industry
Precision agriculture (PA) has been embraced in other Australian agricultural industries. With the increase in adoption rates of new farming system principles including controlled traffic within the sugarcane industry, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Final report Sugar Research and Development Corporation Project CSE018 Precision Agriculture - An avenue for profitable innovation in the Australian sugar industry, or expensive technology we can do without?
Precision Agriculture (PA) is an all-encompassing term given to a suite of technologies which promote improved management of agricultural production through recognition that the potential productivity of agricultural land ...
Investment analyses for the Managing Climate Variability Program
The Managing Climate Variability Program (MCVP) managed by Land and Water Australia (LWA) is scheduled to be completed by June 2007. In accord with LWA policy, the impact of the program required assessment and the impacts ...