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Mechanism of chemical root pruning in Kangaroo Paw During the eight-week experimental period. heavy metals were slowly released into the media water, the amounts were low and below water quality guidelines. The moderate effects of Co in affecting mitosis and … Continued
Managing wetlands on-farm and downstream wetlands. To ensure wetlands remain functional, farm practices sometimes need to be adjusted. In some instances, building or modifying wetlands can help with nutrient removal, sediment control and water re-use, among others.
Coloured shade nets Plants depend on light as their ultimate source of energy. Photosynthesis converts light energy into chemical energy required for plant growth and development. It is not surprising that plants are exquisitely sensitive to both the quality and … Continued
PA57134_Increasing_Adoption_of_Irrigation_and_Water_Recycling_Technologies_in_Australian_Nurseries The aim of this project was to identify and evaluate irrigation scheduling tools and techniques appropriate for use within container production nurseries and quantify water savings that can be achieved by utilising these. This would then be used to retrofit production nurseries … Continued
Final Report – Determining optimum irrigation scheduling techniques for key wildflower crops The Australian cut flower industry, like most Australian primary production, is reliant on water. The recent and prolonged drought in many parts of Australia has had a negative impact … Continued
N, P and K deficiency UQ CNF With a view to managing post peak flowering plant losses for Ptilotus nobilis cvs. ‘Passion’ and ‘Purity’ and maintaining plant quality and yields after pruning of flowering stems, N, P and K macronutrient … Continued
Nutrient Management of Waxflower for Quality and Yield Under Adequate Irrigation Levels The key findings of this research are that it: Identifies the major nutrients critical for waxflower growth and flowering Determines the amount of those nutrients required Defines the … Continued
best-practice-water-management The information provided within these “Best Practice Guidelines for Greenhouse Water Management” is an example of such a collaborative approach, where suppliers have come together to pool their knowledge and experience, offering advice to help facilitate improved environmental performance in the … Continued
pdf_file_3632 Government climate change projections have raised the urgent need for the cut flower and foliage industry to begin planning ways in which to deal with both the physical impacts of climate change as well as political impacts from changes … Continued