The Breeding Biology of Waxflowers

The Breeding Biology of Waxflowers

This publication considers the breeding biology of waxflowers (Chamelaucium) with special emphases on chromosome numbers, ploidy levels, ploidy manipulation, chloroplast DNA inheritance, identification of natural and artificial hybrids, hybridisation barriers, embryology and early embryo rescue. It discusses how this information and methodologies can … Continued
Breeding of eucalypt bud and flower lines

Breeding of eucalypt bud and flower lines

This project is the first in Australia or overseas to address the breeding of eucalypts for the cut stem sector of ornamental horticulture. All currently existing cultivars were developed for amenity horticulture, and are not suitable for the new and … Continued
New Hybrid Leucadendrons

New Hybrid Leucadendrons

This project is intending to enhance the economic strength of the Australian floriculture industry by assuring the supply of new Leucadendron cultivars through interspecific hybridisation and, to facilitate this process, by understanding the reproductive biology underlying the breeding of this genus. The … Continued