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Information Booklet Research Development and extension undertaken in Plant based Industries in the NT from 1997 to 2007

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Information Booklet Research Development and extension undertaken in Plant based Industries in the NT from 1997 to 2007

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Tabled paper 1376

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Tabled papers for 10th Assembly 2005 - 2008; Tabled papers; ParliamentNT

Date

2008-06-19

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Tabled By Christopher Natt

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Made available by the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory under Standing Order 240. Where copyright subsists with a third party it remains with the original owner and permission may be required to reuse the material.

Language

English

Subject

Tabled papers

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application/pdf

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https://www.legislation.gov.au/Series/C1968A00063

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/283813

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/410511

Page content

Topic Crop Year Description Location Objective ReferenceSource V Fruit - Citrus 1997-99 Citrus rootstock/cultivar evaluation Katherine Identify cultivar/rootstock combinations suitable for both existing and potential markets when grown in various regions of the NT. TB273 - pg51 TB278 -pg135 TB278 - pg138-139 TB286 - pg164 TB295 - pg144 V Fruit - Citrus 1997-99 Citrus rootstock/cultivar evaluation - grapefruit. Katherine Screen several new red cultivars for their production performance in the Katherine region. TB273 - pg 50 TB278 - pg134-135 M Fruit - Citrus 1999-00 Developing management strategies to manipulate cropping patterns in citrus in Northern Australia Katherine Assess water usage of lemons in Katherine. Determine if cropping can be manipulated through the regulation of water usage. Ascertain the most appropriate method of irrigation to optimise production of citrus in northern Australia. TB286 - pg167-168 V Fruit - Citrus 1999-00 Evaluation of citrus cultivars in the Top End - grapefruit Katherine Evaluate the performance of grapefruit cultivars with emphasis on summer lemon production. TB286 - pg163-164 V Fruit - Citrus 1999-00 Evaluation of citrus cultivars in the Top End - Pummelo Katherine Evaluate the performance of various pummelo selections and seedlings in the Katherine region with particular emphasis on summer lemon production. TB286 - pg165-166 E Fruit - Citrus 1997-98 Identify the potential for future expansion of the citrus industry Central Australia Future development of commercial citrus production in Central Australia will depend on the availability of suitable land and water resources. TB273 - pg55-56 V Fruit - Citrus 1997-00 National red-fleshed grapefruit cultivar trial evaluation in Central Australia Central Australia Enhance the profitability and productivity of a number of citrus fruit crops. Evaluate the adaptability of new grapefruit cultivars to growing conditions in Central Australia. Assess fruit quality and yields. TB273 - pg48-49 TB278 - pg133 TB286 - pg160-163 EX Fruit - Citrus 1999-00 Provide assistance to the citrus industry and assist with its future expansion in the Top End Katherine/ Darwin Conducted workshops on soil assessment, nutrition and irrigation - set up citrus discussion groups - conduct survey. TB286 - pg168-169 V Fruit - Citrus 1997-99 Red grapefruit rootstock trial Katherine Monitoring trial. TB273 - pg55 TB278 - pg139 V Fruit - Citrus 1997-02 National red-flesh grapefruit cultivar trial Katherine Identify the most appropriate rootstock for commercial grapefruit in some of the major soil types in the region. TB273 - pg49 TB278 - pg132 TB295 - pg151-154 TB304 - pg216-219 Northern Territory Government, 2007 Page 8 of 37 Topic Crop Year Description Location Objective Reference Source PD Field Crops - Peanuts 1997-99 Maintenance of PMV-free peanut crops through inspection and indexing Darwin/ Katherine Routine monitoring of peanuts crops for peanut mottle virus. TB273 - pg227 TB278 - pg179 PD Field Crops - Peanuts 1999-01 Management system for diseases of Peanuts Katherine/ Douglas Daly Sustainable peanut farming systems. TB286 - pg229-230 TB295 - pg202 N Field Crops - Peanuts 2000-01 Examination of varying rates of three macro elements for Peanuts on ruby blain soil Douglas Daly The effects of low, medium and high rates of Potassium, Magnesium and Calcium on kernel development, quality and yield. TB295 - pg16-19 PD Field Crops - Peanuts 2000-01 The Entomofauna of Peanuts Katherine/ Douglas Daly Identify insect species found on Arachis hypogaea to determine their pest status. Expand on existing data to assess insect species of greatest threat to the development of a peanut industry. TB295 - pg226-227 M Field Crops - Peanuts 2001-02 Evaluation of an expert management program for irrigated Peanuts Douglas Daly Suitability of an expert management program for NT irrigated peanut production. T B 304 -pg 18-20 PD Field Crops - Peanuts 2001-03 Peanut entomology Katherine/ Douglas Daly Identify insect species found on peanut crops and determine their pest status. TB304 - pg288-289 TB313 - pg264-266 M Field Crops - Peanuts 2003-04 Weed management in peanut production system Katherine Evaluate the efficacy of a range of pre- and post- emergent herbicides for weed control in peanuts. TB319 - pg80-83 V Field Crops - Peanuts 2003-06 Peanut varieties for Northern Australia Douglas Daly Identify suitable peanut varieties for production in the NT. TB319 - pg36-42 TB325 - pg244-247 PD Field Crops - Peanuts 2005-07 Management of leaf spot disease in Peanuts Katherine/ Douglas Daly Develop a fungicide spray model on the basis of weather variables for the management of leaf spot disease of peanuts in the Katherine and Douglas Daly region. TB325 - pg132 TB327 - pg66 PD Field Crops - Sesame 1999-01 Management system for diseases of Sesame Katherine Sustainable peanut farming systems. TB286 - pg230 TB295 - pg202-203 PD Field Crops - Sesame 1999-02 Sesame entomology Katherine Survey insects found on sesame crops and to identify pest and beneficial species. TB286 - pg250-252 TB295 - pg230-232 TB304 - pg289-290 M Field Crops - Sesame 1999-06 Sesame industry development Katherine Identify and develop new sweet sesame genotypes suitable for northern New South Wales, central Queensland and northern Australia. TB286 - pg24-25 TB304 - pg61 TB313 pg59 TB319 pg54 TB325 - pg253-254 Northern Territory Government, 2007 Page 33 of 37


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