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Touring the stone and pome field lab

A full R&D day was complemented by a visit to the field lab at the Horticulture Centre of Excellence in Tatura.

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APVMA announces decision on fenthion

The APVMA cancels the pesticide fenthion, a product used to control fruit fly in orchards with growers given 12 months to phase out the fenthion use.

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Almond Roadshow In Sunraysia

On Wednesday, 15, October, two sessions were held in Sunraysia, attracting over 30 people all up to attend.

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Chill portion calculator for Australian fruit trees

In order to better estimate winter chill, a tool has been developed by Rebecca Darbyshire (University of Melbourne) to assist growers assess chill conditions in fruit tree orchards

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Comparing inter-sensor NDVI for the analysis of horticulture crops

In this study, an NDVI comparison has been made between Landsat-7 ETM+ and five other sensors of relatively fine resolution (ASTER, SPOT-5 XS, RapidEye, QuickBird-2 and WorldView-2) over an area of horticultural crops in south-eastern Australia during 2011-12. Translation equations have been developed using linear regression for specific sensors and specific horticultural crops (almond, table grape, wine grape, olive and vegetable).

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