The general aim of the project is to develop fertiliser management strategies for the production of high quality Australian and South African native flowers, particularly the Proteaceae.
Greenhouse owners and managers should work in close co-operation with their staff to ensure that all mechanical, electrical, plumbing and environmental control equipment have been serviced and are ready for use once spring production is in full swing.
Pisa’ is a very versatile Leucadendron developed in NZ. Willowy stems bear many short side branches, each densely covered with whorls of silvery green, slightly twisted leaves and terminating in a flower head featuring yellow to lime-yellow bracts (botanically these are involucre leaves rather … Continued
Conference Program and Agenda.
Saving water and energy has never been more important for flower growers. Faced with rising costs and limited natural resources, efficient water management is essential for every production business, as well as for the environment and the community.
This Handbook is an analysis that combines all available data on production, international trade, processing volumes and fresh market distribution in order to produce statistics on 75 horticultural categories over the year ending 30 June 2016.
This strategy outlines opportunities for the Queensland ICT sector to increase its market in, and collaboration with the Queensland Cut Flower and Foliage Industry. The strategy will help to boost the productivity of the Flower and Foliage Industry through increased … Continued
Substrate Roses can be grown in all kinds of substrates. However it is important to take into account the water capacity, Aera-tion and stability of the structure of the substrate. The structure of organic substrates always changes during growth due … Continued
Thirteen elements are known to be essential for normal plant growth. Three others – silicon, sodium and cobalt – have beneficial effects on growth or health under special circumstances but are not considered important for commercial horticulture. The essential elements … Continued
Pest that feed on YOUR plants have different feeding behaviours, including chewing, sucking, mining, wood-boring and gall-forming. Most insect pests that attack ornamental plants grown in greenhouses and nurseries have sucking or piercing-sucking mouthparts; these include aphids, whiteflies, mealy bugs, … Continued