Growing cotton in the NorthNorthern CottonNorthern Australia has enormous potential as a cotton production region. Here are some of the main considerations when growing cotton in a tropical environment.
Growing cotton in the NorthNorthern CottonResistance ManagementPLANTING WINDOWS IN NORTHERN AUSTRALIA: QUICK GUIDE
A planting window is a resistance management technique that restricts the period in which planting can
occur, with the aim of restricting the number of generations of Helicoverpa spp. exposed to Bollgard 3 crops
This document is your quick guide to planting windows in Northern Australia, including what they are, how they work, where they are and the process for setting a planting window.
Northern CottonGrowing cotton in the NorthNorthern NewsletterWelcome to the second issue of the Northern Newsletter, brought to you by Acres of Opportunity, a collaboration
between Cotton Seed Distributors (CSD) and Bayer Crop Science, with contributions from Cotton Australia, CSIRO,
the Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC) and the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Queensland (DAF).
Growing cotton in the NorthNorthern CottonNorthern NewsletterFirst issue of the Northern Newsletter, brought to you by Acres of Opportunity, a collaboration between Cotton Seed Distributors and Bayer Crop Science.
Throughout the cotton season, we’ll be delivering regular snapshots of timely and practical information relevant to cotton growers across Northern Australia, with details on where to find more information. We will also be featuring commentary and testimonials from current growers and industry in Northern Australia.
Growing cotton in the NorthNorthern CottonStewardshipThe cotton industry has taken a proactive approach to resistance to ensure the longevity of the technology. As
a regulatory requirement under the APVMA registration of Bollgard 3, all growers are required to implement a Resistance Management Plan (RMP). Taking into account the unique environment in Northern Australia, Bayer, in conjunction with the cotton industry have developed a Bollgard 3 Northern Australia RMP. The RMP outlines key
management strategies that growers must put in place, in order to grow the Bollgard 3 technology.