The Horticulture Industry Network (HIN) is an initiative aimed at strengthening working partnerships between the DEPI and the horticulture industry to deliver better services to farmers.
Landholders are encouraged to check their farm dam walls for cracks and other issues as the recent heavy rain has increased the risk of 'failure' from leaks and bank collapses.
When farmers have access to up-to-date agricultural data, delivered through easy-to-use online tools, they can make better operational decisions for their farm.
The Innovation Seed Fund for Horticulture Development (ISF-HD) will be opened for Round 3 on 30th August 2016
Parasitoid wasps, mass trapping of female codling moths and the use of mating disruption could, when combined, help control codling moth in apple and pear orchards, and reduce pesticide use.
Horticulture International (AgriFoodGateway) is the most comprehensive horticulture information database with more than 3,500 technical bulletins from research institutions around the world.
Consistent fruit size and high soluble solids concentration (SSC) in nectarines are important components of fruit quality and consumer acceptability.
Blush development is restricted when fruit are not exposed to light.
It is important to know which genetic and environmental factors regulate production of red pigments in the skin of full red and blush cultivars.
Summary of the effects of currently available rootstocks on growth, yield and quality of new red-blushed pear cultivars.
Summary of the effects of drip irrigation and irrigation interval in newly planted pear orchards on irrigation requirement, water status, growth and yield.