2012 FAQI information Brochure
Ever since its discovery, plastic has become an integrated part of human life. In conjunction with the Flower Association of Queensland, an investigation has been conducted into the potential to reduce the amount of plastic used in the cut flower … Continued
The opening flower head, with a funnel to V shape, reveals a central mass of soft fluffy florets, initially all joined together, and surrounded by multiple tiers of sticky bracts.
Kangaroo paws are marketed on both the domestic and overseas markets, especially Japan. Strong competition from lower-cost producers in Israel, Japan, the USA, South America and South Africa has reduced Australian market share. ‘Big Red’ is a tall cultivar, available early in the … Continued
The ability of commercially available thrips predators to reduce WFT was examined on gerberas, chrysanthemums and roses. Three foliage predators were found to have the greatest potential to manage WFT. Two predatory mites and a pirate bug reduced thrips numbers by about 30 … Continued
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A 5000 plant Waratah farm was established in Alpine near Mittagong in NSW in 1999 after researching the accumulated knowledge of years of research and practical application of experience gained by the native flower industry. Imbi Chad, who has an … Continued
With a background in bulb production, Dutch grower Rob de Wit knew what type of flowers he wanted to grow when he began his Victorian-based fresh flower business in 1997. Liz Mecham spoke to Rob and gained an insight into … Continued