Native Cut Flowers Extending Postharvest Life Using 1-MCP Treatment

Native Cut Flowers Extending Postharvest Life Using 1-MCP Treatment

This report documents a study into the effects of 1-MCP treatment on a variety of native Australian cut flowers. The effects of 1-MCP concentration, treatment duration and treatment temperature on the ethylene sensitivity of Grevillea ‘Sylvia’ inflorescences were evaluated. A … Continued
Care and Handling of Cut Flowers and Foliage

Care and Handling of Cut Flowers and Foliage

There are several factors which play a part in keeping the quality of cut flowers at a high level: (1) the grower (2) moisture balance. (3) nutrient balance (4) temperature, (5) humidity, (6) ethylene, and (7) microbial activity. While at … Continued
Care and Handling of Fresh Cut Flowers

Care and Handling of Fresh Cut Flowers

The following flower care and handling techniques have been thoroughly investigated and tested at retail level. These techniques have been shown to greatly enhance the  customer’s satisfaction of all fresh cut flowers, while decreasing waste and dumpage.