Postharvest

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Postharvest management of vegetables: Australian supply chain handbook and website

A new handbook outlining the best and most cost-effective ways for handling vegetables in the post-harvest period is now available. Postharvest management of vegetables: Australian supply-chain handbook is just one of the resources developed as part of the Horticulture Innovation …

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AHR at the National Horticulture Convention and Field Day

AHR staff were thrilled to be part of the National Horticulture Convention on the Gold Coast last week. The popular stand featured both the Soil Wealth and Integrated Crop Protection projects, where 100s of fact sheets, UBSs, Pest and Disease …

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Food safety Guidelines

Food Safety Guidelines – New!

  The Fresh Produce Safety Centre (FPSC) is an industry-led organisation established in 2013 to enhance fresh produce food safety across Australia and New Zealand through research, outreach and education. Industry consultation by the FPSC identified the need to update …

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Chestnuts

Improved postharvest management of chestnuts

A project AHR conducted for the chestnut industry in 2013 identified some inefficiencies in the way chestnuts were handled and stored. They found ways that growers could reduce their costs without affecting quality.

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Consumer videos on beneficial Beneficial insects

Videos Paul Gazzola: Insect pests in vegetables, Mornington Peninsula, Victiria Peter Schreurs: Lettuce at Devon Meadows, Victoria Stuart Grigg:  Broccoli at Werribee Victoria This project examined consumer attitudes to insect contamination of vegetables, and whether there is likely to be …

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