Uptake preservation of Cut Flowers & Foliage

Uptake preservation of Cut Flowers & Foliage

Drying and dyeing cutflowers and foliage is an important way of adding value. This project was undertaken to meet the industry’s needs for more reliable and cost-effective methods of preserving flowers and foliage. The report provides useful insights and technical information of … Continued
Attendance at International Flower Exhibition in Japan in October 2007

Attendance at International Flower Exhibition in Japan in October 2007

The Trade Mission to Japan in October 2007 focused on two main activities; Meeting flower industry leaders, participants and customers to learn more about the requirements of the flower and foliage market Contributing and participating in the Trade stand at … Continued
The cut flower cold chain crisis

The cut flower cold chain crisis

In the United States, flowers are shipped through various marketing channels at temperatures that are often too high. Damage to plant products can result, causing reduced vase life, disappointed customers and decreased profits.Australian floriculture can also benefit from attention to … Continued
The Queensland cut flower industry and climate change

The Queensland cut flower industry and climate change

In Australia, it seems likely that the government will implement regulatory legislation and policies over the next 5 to 10 years to address the issue of climate change, which will directly impact business operations and procedures.This document considers the possible … Continued
Greenhouse Toolbox – Issues and common grower concerns

Greenhouse Toolbox – Issues and common grower concerns

Growers can control the greenhouse climate including light levels, temperature and humidity. These variables can impact plant quality, yield and the efficiency of heating and cooling systems. Diffuse light through cladding and membranes plays an important role in increased and uniform productivity.