The AACS awards recipients are determined by the AACS committee and are announced at the Australian Cotton Research Conference.
AACS Service to Cotton Science Award
An award that acknowledges the substantial enthusiasm and successful pursuit of cotton science in recent times by an association member that encompasses the values of the Association (innovation, collaboration and impact).
AACS Early Career Scientist Encouragement Award
An award that acknowledges the enthusiasm and successful pursuit of cotton science by an early career scientist that encompasses the values of the Association (innovation, collaboration and impact).
- 2015: Dr Warren Conaty
- 2017: Dr Guna Nachimuthu
- 2019: Katie Broughton and Yui Osani
- 2023: Dr Lucy Egan
AACS Scientific Publication Award
A paper that has contributed to Cotton Science that encompasses the values of the Association (innovation, collaboration and impact).
- 2015: Roth, G. and Harris, G. and Gillies, M. and Montgomery, J. and Wigginton, D. (2013) Water-use efficiency and productivity trends in Australian irrigated cotton: a review. Crop & Pasture Science 64(12): 1033-1048 (http://www.publish.csiro.au/cp/CP13315)
- 2017: Herron G.A. and Wilson L.J. (2017) Can resistance management strategies recover insecticide susceptibility in pests?: a case study with cotton aphid Aphis gossypii (Aphididae: Hemiptera) in Australian cotton. Austral Entomology 56: 1-13 (https://doi.org/10.1111/aen.12236)
- 2019: Washington Gapare, Shiming Liu, Warren Conaty, Qian-Hao Zhu, Vanessa Gillespie, Danny Llewellyn, Warwick Stiller & Iain Wilson (2018). Historical datasets support genomic selection models for the prediction of cotton fiber quality phenotypes across multiple environments. G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics 8(51):1721-1732. (https://publications.csiro.au/rpr/pub?pid=csiro:EP178203) Note: full text article requires subscription.
- 2023: Hiz Jamali, Gunasekhar Nachimuthu, Blake Palmer, Darin Hodgson, Andy Hundt, Christopher Nunn, Michael Braunack (2021). Soil compaction in a new light: Know the cost of doing nothing – A cotton case study. Soil and Tillage Research 213, 105158. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.still.2021.105158. (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167198721002312)