Vegetable growers in Australia mainly use conventional cultivation methods, including rotary hoes and disc ploughing, which are expensive and damaging to soils. Improving soil health through the use of organic composts, biofumigant cover crops, legumes and minimum tillage can increase …
Blindness in lettuce results in multiple heading in mature plants, causing the lettuce to be unsaleable. Developing in the seedling phase, the condition is generally a problem for seedling propagators over summer. This trial is seeking ways to overcome or prevent blindness in lettuce—increasing the proportion of saleable lettuce per crop.
This project developed a robust, climate-based scheduling model which was tested in key growing regions to help growers determine how many seedlings to plant; the variety / lettuce type to plant; and when to plant.
It can help growers obtain maximum benefit from their crops.
This project aimed at developing and testing low cost growing structures that will enable the production of high quality vegetables at minimum cost in the Central Philippines.
These structures could prove useful in Australia—helping produce better quality vegetables with minimal cost.
This collaboration between a commercial broccoli processor, two commercial seed companies and AHR aimed to find the optimum agronomic management of broccoli to ensure uniform crop maturity and quality for once over mechanical harvesting to reduce cost of harvesting. The …