Chysanthemum Production Much more change has taken place, however, in the implementation of scientific research in husbandry practice as growers have gradually become more experienced in their knowledge of how the chrysanthemum behaves in all types of controlled environments.
Alternaria alternata as a Causal Organism of Ink Spot Disease of Anigozanthos spp in WA Ink spot disease has limited the production of certain species of kangaroo Paw, especially A. manglesii D. Don. The Drechslera iridis (Oud.) M.B. Ellis has … Continued
Kangaroo Paws Tamed for Home and Abroad The Kangaroo Paw is a good illustration of a wild species that displays considerable potential as a garden plant, as containerised flowering plants and as subjects for cut flower production.
Research opens the way to improve Geraldton Waxflower Outrun The report points the way to improving the marketability of Geraldton waxflowers by highlighting integrated management strategies which can reduce unsightly fungal lesions and growth and flower fall.
pdf_file_3777 Western flower thrips (WFT) is a major pest of vegetables and ornamental crops worldwide. WFT is a serious pest due to its ability to reproduce on a large number of hosts, its rapid developmental cycle, high reproductive rate and … Continued
arrive-clean-leave-clean Help prevent the spread of invasive plant diseases and weeds threatening our native plants, animals and ecosystems.
2063 Final Report CRC 2063 Pegg etal 2017 Austropuccinia psidii, commonly known as myrtle, eucalyptus and guava rust, has long been considered a significant threat to Australian plant industries and ecosystems. This project aimed to deliver a standardised method for … Continued
effectiveness-bio-controls-imported-fresh-cut-flowers Fresh cut flowers are perishable commodities that can rapidly lose quality and vase life. Importers aim to get the imported produce into the market as quickly as possible. While recognising this commercial imperative, the department strives to ensure biosecurity … Continued
Myrtle Rust Screening in Lemon Myrtle Provenance Plantings The principal aim of the project was to capture and relocate clonally the majority of the existing ex-situ gene bank planting of B. citriodora at the former Beerburrum Nursery (61 families from … Continued
Growing Waratahs12-087 The waratah is very suitable as a cut flower owing to its structure, texture, colour and good vase life. In some instances its commercial cultivation has been spectacularly successful; however, it remains a plant that is considered difficult to grow well … Continued