A Study of the USA and Canadian Flower Markets

A Study of the USA and Canadian Flower Markets

The study sought to provide information on the USA and Canadian market for Australian native flowers and plantation grown Proteaceae of South African origin and, particularly, to identify opportunities for Australian growers and exporters to increase their market share.
Proteaceae – Managing Elsinoe scab

Proteaceae – Managing Elsinoe scab

Elsinoe scab of South African Proteaceae is caused by Elsinoe spp. The disease causes scabby lesions on stems, leaves and flower heads and heavy infection can cause twisting or splitting of stems. Symptoms vary from species to species and among cultivars … Continued
A Guide to the Nutritional Needs of Some Proteaceae

A Guide to the Nutritional Needs of Some Proteaceae

The general aim of the project is to develop fertiliser management strategies for the production of high quality Australian and South African native flowers, particularly the Proteaceae.
Postharvest Handling of Australian Flowers

Postharvest Handling of Australian Flowers

The aim of the project was to produce a book that would provide growers, wholesalers, exporters and retailers with practical information about postharvest handling and treatment of fresh wildflowers. Australian native flowers and related species, mainly South African Proteaceae, are … Continued