Coloured shade nets We suggest that the coloured net technology can be applied to enhance commercially desired plant responses, thus substituting the use of growth regulators or pruning.
NZ Flower Industry We have had some very successful plant breeders and entrepreneurs who have commercialised a variety of very successful new flower crops. And of course we have some of the best growers In the world as well.
Flowers_2011_Australian_Flower_Conference 2 Summary of the Australian Flower Conference, 2011 proceedings.
pdf_file_2430 The project was extended to September 2007 and continued to provide coordination and direction for the cut flower industry in Queensland. By expanding the communication, education, training and industry consultation strategies, growers within the industry and their service providers were provided with … Continued
The creation of these R&D and E&T Plans are a result and, combined with their “parent document”, the Future Vision, represent the next step in addressing how the industry can most effectively advance in its efforts to reach its goals, originally identified … Continued
New Heliconia and Ginger Varieties for the Ornamental Industry – Research Report A two-year ‘on-farm’ evaluation of nine open-pollinated (OP) Heliconia psittacorum seedling selections has been completed. The Northern Territory Government released all nine varieties to the public and members of the cut-flower growers … Continued
Geraldton wax has been cultivated as a garden ornamental for many decades, and more recently cultivated for large scale floriculture. Early commercial plantings concentrated on traditional plants with colours of purple, pink and white. The past decade has seen the … Continued
With the increasing proliferation of ‘new’ rural industries on the Australian landscape comes an ever increasing demand for research. There is a limit to government’s ability to meet this need and alternatives to the traditional institutional responsibility in meeting this … Continued
This project aimed to identify strategies to improve the domestic market share for wildflowers, by determining the current flower and wildflower buying patterns. While there have been a number of reports on the export market for wildflowers, there has been … Continued
Many Australian plants produce poor quality seeds or seeds that are deeply dormant. Successful plant establishment by cuttings can often be difficult and sometimes impossible. Research into new propagation technology is essential for meeting the present and future demands for the … Continued