Author: David Hamilton

Competing on the World Market by Integrating Technology and Crop Management:  Cotton in Australia

David Hamilton
Australian cotton crops now produce yields of around two and a half to three times world averageand Australian cotton yields are the highest in the world. This is largely because of the rapid adoption of new technologies, but also because much of the crop is irrigated compared with many overseas countries where extensive areas of raingrown cotton are produced. This remarkable story has been one of concerted interest and investment in research development and extension (RD&E), and …