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    • Variety Guide 2022/23 Burdekin Region 

      Unknown author (Sugar Research Australia Limited, 2022)
      This guide is designed to help growers in the Burdekin canegrowing region with their agronomic considerations when selecting new varieties to plant and trial on their farms. The information comes from the best available ...
    • Support of cane farmer trials of enhanced efficiency fertiliser in the catchments of the Great Barrier Reef : Final report 2016/807 

      Connellan, J; Thompson, M (Sugar Research Australia Limited, 2022-01)
      There is growing pressure from community and government for farmers located within the Great Barrier Reef catchments to reduce nutrient losses. Enhanced Efficiency Fertilisers (EEFs) provide an opportunity to improve ...
    • Information sheet : Soil sampling 

      Unknown author (Sugar Research Australia Limited, 2022)
      Soil sampling provides useful information about the chemical and nutrient properties of soil within a particular block. It will therefore assist in determining fertiliser type and rate. Soil sampling also ...
    • Information sheet : Nematode resistant legumes as a rotational crop with sugarcane 

      Unknown author (Sugar Research Australia Limited, 2022)
      The two main types of nematodes that cause damage to sugarcane are root lesion nematode (RLN) and root knot nematodes (RKN). There are many other types of nematodes that can affect sugarcane, such as dagger ...
    • Information sheet : Managing frost damage 

      Unknown author (Sugar Research Australia Limited, 2022)
      Frost damage to sugarcane will vary with landscape position (it is generally worse in hollows and creek flats), variety and the openness of the crop. In small, open crops, damage goes further down the stalk ...
    • Information sheet : Pokkah boeng 

      Unknown author (Sugar Research Australia Limited, 2022)
      This fungus disease is found in all sugarcane growing regions, and generally occurs from late spring to the end of summer. It normally appears during periods of hot humid conditions when the cane is growing rapidly. ...
    • Information sheet : Soldier fly 

      Unknown author (Sugar Research Australia Limited, 2022)
      Soldier flies are native insects that naturally inhabit grasslands and can cause severe damage to sugarcane crops. There are two main species of soldier fly that attack sugarcane. Sugarcane soldier fly occurs ...
    • Information sheet : White leaf disease (WLD) 

      Unknown author (Sugar Research Australia Limited, 2022)
      White leaf disease (WLD) was first recognized in Thailand in the 1950s. The disease has caused serious yield losses in Thailand and has some similarities to grassy shoot (GSD) and green grassy shoot diseases ...
    • Information sheet : Best-practice nutrient management 

      Unknown author (Sugar Research Australia Limited, 2022)
      Modification of the traditional nutrient management guidelines for sugarcane production in Australia has been in progress for the past 10 years. The need for change occurred with a realisation that nutrient management ...
    • Information sheet : Changes to biosecurity in the Australian sugar industry 

      Unknown author (Sugar Research Australia Limited, 2022)
      Biosecurity is the protection of the Australian Sugar Industry from infectious diseases, pests and other biological threats. It is achieved through systems that aim to prevent pest and disease introduction or spread, ...
    • Information sheet : Cleaning a harvester before transport 

      Unknown author (Sugar Research Australia Limited, 2022)
      The regulation around the movement of sugarcane machinery has changed with the implementation of the Biosecurity Act 2014 and Biosecurity Regulation 2016. In order to move machinery across sugarcane biosecurity ...
    • Information sheet : Central Region Variety Development Program 

      Unknown author (Sugar Research Australia Limited, 2022)
      The SRA Variety Development Program in the Central region targets the needs of the Plane Creek, Mackay and Proserpine sugar industries.
    • Information sheet : Do you know your rusts? 

      Unknown author (Sugar Research Australia Limited, 2022)
      There are two well-known rust diseases of sugarcane – orange rust caused by Puccinia kuehnii and brown rust caused by Puccinia melanocephala. During the 1970s brown rust spread to many sugar industries throughout the ...
    • Information sheet : Green grassy shoot disease (GGSD) 

      Unknown author (Sugar Research Australia Limited, 2022)
      Green grassy shoot disease (GGSD) was recognized for the first time in Thailand in the mid-1990s. Caused by a phytoplasma – a very small organism that lives in the phloem of the vascular bundles, the disease has ...
    • Information sheet : Fiji leaf gall 

      Unknown author (Sugar Research Australia Limited, 2022)
      Fiji leaf gall (FLG) has caused major disease epidemics in the Australian sugarcane industry. The most severe epidemic occurred in the 1970-1980 period in the Bundaberg region when the susceptible variety NCo310 was widely grown.
    • Information sheet : Chlorotic streak 

      Unknown author (Sugar Research Australia Limited, 2022)
      Chlorotic streak is found in all sugarcane growing areas in eastern Australia and can cause serious yield losses, particularly in flood prone or waterlogged parts of the industry. The disease is one of the most widespread ...
    • Information sheet : Sclerotial sett rot disease 

      Unknown author
      Sclerotial sett rot (SSR) was first identified in 2016 at the SRA Woodford Pathology Farm on sugarcane setts sent for disease resistance screening trials. Up until now, it has not been reported anywhere else in the ...
    • Optimising productivity and variety recommendations through analysis of mill data : Final report 2016/32 

      Stringer, Joanne (Sugar Research Australia Limited, 2021)
      The annual productivity of the Australia sugarcane industry fluctuates significantly across most sugarcane growing regions. Although some of this regional variation can be explained by extreme weather events or disease ...
    • Diseases of Australian sugarcane field guide 

      Magarey, R (Sugar Research Australia Limited, 2019)
      This guide has been designed for practical 'in-field' use. Text is kept to a minimum and symbols are used to convey information.
    • CaneConnection Summer 2021 

      Unknown author (Sugar Research Australia Limited, 2021)
      Full edition of CaneConnection, Summer 2021