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Tree Crop magazine cover

June/July 2020

Released July 9, 2020

Inside this Issue:


  • Sky’s the limit for hazelnut growth
  • New research into citrus postharvest
  • Bushfire funding for apple growers
  • Enhanced bee surveillance
  • New editor for Australian Tree Crop
  • New harvest info service provider (HTIS)

Featured Crop - Mangoes

  • Fruit Fly control in mangoes
  • Mango flowering shift as climate warms
  • Mango litter linked to fruit colour penalty

Tree Crop Insights

  • Stop the drop

Fruit Fly

  • GMV records 60% drop in fruit fly numbers
  • Research shows QFF has a nose for trouble
  • Powerful fruit fly trap

Products and Services News

  • Cashback on Cropliners
  • Transtak fruit bin trailers
  • PCWB permit for persimmons

INSIGHTS: Technology in Agriculture

  • What does digitisation of farming really mean?
  • Counterfeiters caught by ‘smart’ fingerprints
  • Orchard goes digital to combat future climate
  • Aussie input goes into global orchard app
  • Monitoring crop growth from the sky

INSIGHTS: Orchard Establishment and Maintenance

  • The right rootstock essential to success
  • Tatura trellis outperforms vase
  • Safer pruning with new shears
  • New BASF DMI combats fungicide resistance
  • Using microbiology to improve tree growth
  • Managing root growth for better productivity
  • Longer lasting control of orchard weeds

INSIGHTS: Flowering, Thinning and PGRs

  • Attract more bees with BeeKeeper
  • Preparing hives for almond pollination
  • ASE cuts thinning cost and boosts quality
  • Enhance pollination with Bee-Scent
  • Bee management in macadamia
  • Bee Klipp use expands
  • New smart app for fruit thinning