International

Integrated Crop Management in the Southern Philippines

Integrated Crop Management in the Southern Philippines

AHR collaborated on an Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) project aimed at increasing vegetable farmer profitability through integrated crop management (ICM). This involved research and training in: appropriate methods for management of key insect pests and diseases a …

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Summerfruit August 2016

The Australian Stonefruit Grower August 2106

The editorial team at Applied Horticultural Research, are delighted to bring you second issue of the Australian Stone Grower magazine. We hope you enjoy this new issue. Click here to view the magazine Click here to download a pdf version …

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Mike Titley, a vegetable agronomist at Applied Horticultural Research (AHR) in Australia, provides technical support to the project teams and farmers

Improving Income and Nutrition in Eastern and Southern Africa

AVRDC Eastern and Southern Africa recently received a visit from Mike Titley, a vegetable agronomist at Applied Horticultural Research (AHR) in Australia. AHR is one of the partners in the  VINESA project (“Improving income and nutrition in eastern and southern …

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Ms Luyen from Tu Nhien village and Ms Vu Thi Phuong Thanh from Fresh Studio are justifiably proud of the premium strawberries now grown in Tu Nhien village

How growing high-quality vegetables increased Vietnam vegetable farmers’ income by 150%

An Australian-funded project is helping farmers in Vietnam increase their income by supplying high-quality, certified-safe vegetables to retail stores and urban consumers in Hanoi. Using a value chain model developed as part of the ACIAR – AHR project team, farmers …

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An Thai Village

High quality, safe vegetables in northwest Vietnam

Locally grown, temperate vegetables were difficult to source in the north of Vietnam during summer. This study explored using elevated growing regions in northern Vietnam to meet the demand. It examined supply chain management, postharvest and production practices, and the …

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