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AuthorHolden, JR
AuthorHussey, B
AuthorShannon, EL
Date Accessioned2012-11-13
Date Available2012-11-13
AbstractSRDC funded the three-year project 'Increased Adoption of Efficient, Sustainable Irrigation Practices by Australian Canegrowers in July 1994. The broad objectives of the project were to; Determine perceived limits to adoption of more efficient irrigation practices; Increase grower awareness of the benefits of more efficient water use; Research and develop a technical package for more efficient irrigation techniques; Demonstrate and promote best irrigation practice for irrigation of sugarcane. The overall aim was to: 'improve productivity, profitability and sustainability of canegrowing through increased adoption of efficient irrigation techniques by Australian canegrowers."
Part of SeriesBSES Internal Report; 1997 No 891 Report SD97017; SRDC BSS127
SubjectWater check
SubjectWater use efficiency (WUE)
SubjectWater management
SubjectSustainable irrigation
SubjectIrrigation schedules
SubjectAction learning
SubjectSugar yield
SubjectEvaporation minipans
SubjectFarming systems
SubjectProduction management
TitleIncreased adoption of efficient sustainable irrigation practices by Australian canegrowers : SRDC Final report BS127S

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  • Farming systems and production management [226]
    Research outcomes: Growers and harvesters benefit from the ongoing research in productivity improvement, production management and agronomical techniques. Developed technologies and management practices that enhance productivity and demonstrate a high rate of return on investment

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