This fact sheet outlines CottonInfo - who we are, what we do, and how you can contact us. 

Under state and territory legislation, biosecurity is a shared responsibility. This means that all farm visitors are responsible for managing biosecurity risks. This fact sheet outlines top tips to ensure biosecurity for researchers, extension officers and farm visitors. 

A fact sheet outlining the steps to take to keep the spray on the weeds.

Contamination in cotton, even if it’s just a single foreign fibre, can lead to the downgrading of yarn, fabric, or garments, or even to the total rejection of an entire batch.

A handy checklist to help you identify if you've seen symptoms of reoccurring wilt.

Silverleaf Whitefly (SLW) is a major pest in cotton. It has the ability to contaminate cotton lint with honeydew, has a large host range, can rapidly reproduce and can develop resistance to many insecticides.

CottonInfo was formed in 2012, and 2018 marked the end of our first Strategic Plan. In this fact sheet, we discover the impact of CottonInfo during its first six years.

Silverleaf Whitefly (SLW) is a major pest in cotton. It has the ability to contaminate cotton lint with honeydew, has a large host range, can rapidly reproduce and can develop resistance to many insecticides.

This fact sheet compares four different types of wilt - Fusarium wilt, Verticillium wilt, sudden wilt and reoccuring wilt - plus lightning strikes, so you can be aware of their various causes, symptoms and spread.

 

 

With the cotton industry expanding across Northern Australia, it is likely used cotton machinery and equipment may need to be moved across state and territory borders.

The Australian cotton industry's Herbicide Resistance Management Strategy (HRMS) is a tool for managing the risk of herbicide resistance in irrigated and dryland farming systems incorporating herbicide-tolerant cotton. 

The use of pesticides selects for resistance in pest populations. The cotton industry Insecticide Resistance Management Strategy (IRMS) seeks to manage the risk of resistance in all major pests of cotton including aphids, mites, SLW and Helicoverpa, both in conventional and Bt cotton.