Facts on Friday

Considerations for ginning

05 April, 2019

There are a number of factors which influence gin sample quality. This week’s Facts on Friday looks at defoliation, picking (timing and... Read More


Considerations for picking

22 March, 2019

The Australian cotton industry has an international reputation for producing some of the highest quality, highest yielding cotton in the world.... Read More


Boll weights and boll factors

22 February, 2019

As most crops are now at cut-out, and bolls begin to open, thoughts begin to turn towards yield potential. Boll factors are one way to estimate... Read More


Last irrigation and defoliation date

14 February, 2019

The prime objective of the last irrigation is to ensure that boll maturity is completed. Crops that come under stress prior to defoliation (60%... Read More


Finishing the season with limited irrigation water

08 February, 2019

Water budgets are tight this season due to higher than average temperatures and little rainfall in the majority of growing regions. As a result,... Read More


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