AIGN to manage global commercialisation for three Australian-bred plums

A new opportunity to invigorate the market for plums.

New citrus brand focusing on the premium end of the Australian market

One of Australia's top stone fruit producers has made the successful transition to the citrus category, following the launch of a new brand.

Victorian pistachio grower looks to male nuts for new hybrid species

Long lead times to develop new pistachio varieties.

Help needed for national stingless bee survey

Third decadal national stingless bee survey.

New post-harvest technology for avocado

New technology increases shelf life for avocados.

Longer lasting control of orchard weeds

Broad spectrum weed control using Chateau herbicide.

Rain cracking in sweet cherries

Research shows that rain cracking in cherries was caused by surface wetness, not by water uptake.

Enhancing pollination with Bee-Scent

Pheromone-based formulation attracts foraging honeybees.

Coronavirus restrictions a concern for SA avocado growers

Avocado farmers in South Australia fear they might have to delay their harvest due to coronavirus restrictions and trade disruptions, as interstate produce continues to fill supermarket shelves across the country.

Bright future for plant health research

Plant Biosecurity Research Initiative helps to protect Australian agriculture.

Koreans turn to Australian navel oranges during summer

Tariffs on Australian navel oranges to Korea drop to zero this year.

First effective treatment for citrus greening disease

New treatment effectively kills the bacterium with a naturally occurring molecule found in wild citrus relatives.

User friendly fruit fly control

Formulation scientists improve widely used insecticide .

Good potential for Australian date industry

Date growers association gives farmers new confidence in emerging industry.

Walnut demand grows

Australian walnut growers are expecting a bumper harvest in 2021 after drought saw production fall sharply in recent years.