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    • 2014 variety wrap-up 

      Fletcher, R (2014)
      At this time of year SRA’s Plant Breeding team is in the final stages of harvesting, measuring and recording all variety trials. The focus will shortly turn to the analysis of trial results in preparation for next year’s ...
    • 2016 harvest the largest in over a decade 

      Unknown author (2017)
      Sugar Research Australia has worked with milling companies to crunch the numbers on the 2016 harvest on a crop that came in at 36.5 million tonne of harvested cane.
    • A healthy crop starts with clean seed 

      Ogden-Brown, J (2014)
      One of the cornerstones of producing a high-yielding sugarcane crop is the use of approved clean seed or its progeny.
    • A look into the biology of sugarcane soils reveals lost yield potential 

      Pfeffer, B (2015)
      A research project currently underway is looking at the complex collection of living organisms in sugarcane soils and their relationship to productivity.
    • A piece-by-piece look into Mr Average cane bin 

      Pfeffer, B (2015)
      This season, the Isis Central Sugar Mill has dissected three bins to examine extraneous matter levels.
    • ABARES survey reveals financial performance of Australian cane farms 

      Unknown author (2016)
      A new survey has looked at the financial performance of Australian cane farms and provided useful information to help guide industry decisions and research and development requirements.
    • Adding local information to variety management 

      Unknown author (Sugar Research Australia Limited, 2018)
      The Tully region is working together to assess new varieties in a range of conditions, to help the local industry improve variety management decisions.
    • Adding local information to variety management 

      Unknown author (Sugar Research Australia Limited, 2018)
      The Tully region is working together to assess new varieties in a range of conditions, to help the local industry improve variety management decisions.
    • Alternatives to diuron in the Wet Tropics: Wrap-up of the 2014-2015 trials 

      Ross, P (2016)
      A series of trials in Far North Queensland is assessing the performance of pre-emergent herbicides in trash blanketed ratoons, across a range of environmental conditions. Four trials were carried out in 2014-15 and three ...
    • Anniversary marks 10 years of tackling the smut challenge 

      Pfeffer, B (2016)
      This June is 10 years since sugarcane smut was first detected within the east coast cane industry. A decade on, we take a look back at that challenge and how the industry has handled this major disease incursion.
    • Are you rat ready? 

      Ross, Phil (2013)
      Cane growers are allowed to bait for rats from 1 October through to 30 June. However, there are a few things you need to consider in managing rats. The rats that cause most damage to cane, the ground rat (Rattus sordidus) ...
    • Assessing nitrogen inside a plastic coat 

      Unknown author (2016)
      The science of fertiliser use is at the frontline of an on-farm revolution that is improving producitvity and stopping nutrients such as nitrogen from harming the environment.
    • Assessing the sugar content of a crop for managing the harvesting sequence 

      Plunkett, G; Fletcher, R (2014)
      Maximising whole-farm sugar yield is possible by selecting blocks to harvest with maximum Commercial Cane Sugar (CCS).
    • Australia and Indonesia working to understand sugarcane streak mosaic virus 

      Reynolds, M (2017)
      Estimated to be costing the Indonesian sugarcane industry in the region of A$50 to A$100 million dollars annually, sugarcane streak mosaic virus (SCSMV) presents a real threat to the Australian industry.
    • Automation delivering efficiency in Burdekin gravity-fed irrigation 

      Unknown author (2017)
      A project investigating automation of furrow irrigation has found that the system works effectively on gravity-fed irrigation systems, as shown through on-the-ground experience in the Burdekin.
    • Automation investment delivering water and energy savings 

      Unknown author (2017)
      A project investigating the use of automation systems in furrow irrigation in the Burdekin is showing that there are not just labour savings and lifestyle benefits, but also water and energy use efficiencies.
    • Automation: 110 fewer hours per year sitting in the ute 

      Unknown author (2017)
      Automation of furrow irrigation has allowed Aaron Linton to better balance a busy business and family life with farming - and also deliver productivity and efficiency
    • Back cover 

      Unknown author (Sugar Research Australia Limited, 2018)
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      Unknown author (Sugar Research Australia Limited, 2018)
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    • Beneficial bacteria can help reduce losses from nematode pests 

      Unknown author (2017)
      Soil biologists have dug deeper into their understanding on the interaction between the bacteria Pasteuria penetrans and its impact on plant-parasitic nematodes, providing useful information for sugarcane growers and millers.