Introduction

Moving towards more intensive production systems to improve productivity and reduce costs.

Research questions:

  • How will trees behave?
  • Will trees be able to produce high levels of productivity over time?
  • What type of tree architecture is needed?
Dr Michael Treeby, Agriculture Victoria, Irymple.

Video: Dr Michael Treeby introduces the new nut research project and orchard.

This project (RnD4Profit-15-02-011 ‘Advanced production systems for temperate nut crops’) is supported by Horticulture Innovation Australia Limited, through funding from the Australian Government Department of Agriculture and Water Resources as part of its Rural R&D for Profit programme and Agriculture Victoria (Victorian Government), the South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI), the Almond Board of Australia (ABA), and New South Wales Department of Primary Industries.