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Biosecurity for the Vegetable Industry

Biosecurity planning provides a mechanism for the vegetable industry, government and other relevant stakeholders to assess current biosecurity practices and future biosecurity needs. Biosecurity planning … Read more

Commodity growing guides – Shallots & chives

Both shallots and chives belong to the onion family, Amaryllidaceae. Shallots are grown by few market gardeners but chives are a rarity on commerical farms. … Read more

Commodity growing guides – sweet corn

Successful sweet corn production relies on management planning well in advance of sowing, thorough research to identify market requirements, impediments to production, and especially product … Read more

Growing garlic in NSW

Fresh consumption of garlic is around 3500 tonnes imported mainly from China, Africa, Taiwan, NZ, and the US. While there has been a decline in … Read more

Growing Healthy, Productive Capsicum Crops

This online resource package has been based on the renown capsicum grower, Phuong Vo, and provides four modules including information on plant nutrition, greenhouse design, … Read more

How earthworms can help your soil

Little is known about the behaviour of earthworms in Australia. Much of it has been done in southern Australia where the information is very general … Read more

Integrated disease management in greenhouses

Integrated disease management is the practice of using a range of measures to prevent and manage diseases in crops. The term integrated pest management (IPM) … Read more

Integrated pest management in greenhouses

Integrated pest management (IPM) is a package of interchangeable agricultural practices that can be used to manage pests in the crop. IPM is based on … Read more

National Diamondback Moth Project website

This website provides information for growers, consultants, students and others about managing the Diamondback moth (Plutella xylostella) and some other pests of broccoli, cauliflower, cabbages, … Read more

Vegetable Climate Website

The Vegetable Climate website is a key resource linking Australia’s climate and the vegetable industry and was designed to help growers understand climate variability, government … Read more