Infotech Research conducted a series of 22 energy audits of levy paying vegetable growers in 2014, as part of a project with Horticulture Innovation Australia … Read more
Project aims to extend findings earlier work to major production areas, providing necessary data to allow the registration of herbicides for broadleaf weed control in … Read more
Report details the results of survey undertaken to determine the incidence and distribution of virus diseases in vegetable curcubit crops growing in Western Australia, Nortern … Read more
This project was undertaken to quantitatively evaluate fruit fly infestation levels in zucchinis grown in Queensland for export to NZ. The fruit fly which attacks … Read more
This project was designed to breed pumpkin cultivars resistant to virus and to reduce losses caused by these diseases in the Australian industry.
There is an increasing need in Australia’s horticulture industry to monitor and gauge consumer perception and behaviour in relation to fresh vegetables. Colmar Brunton conducts … Read more
This project undertook trials to generate relevant residue data required to apply for the registration of a postharvest fungicide for rockmelons.
This project undertakes resistance testing under greenhouse and field conditions in the Bundaberg and Burdekin region identifying that powdery mildew has developed resistance to some … Read more
This project summarises studies towards the development of pest management systems for melons with emphasis on three major pests; downy mildew, gummy stem blight and … Read more
This project identifies factors involved in outbreaks and discover control strategies to address bacterial fruit blotch in watermelon crops.
This project involved the screening of four herbicides for selective control of weeds in pumpkin and kabocha crops. Command, Authority, Frontier and Brodal were all … Read more
This project focuses on major disease problems in greenhouse cucumbers and capsicums. Improved management strategies were identified and evaluated along with assisting in in their … Read more