Figuring out the proper time to harvest flowers and what to do with them post-harvest to ensure maximum vase life can seem pretty confusing at first. It really is a science unto itself. If you cut too soon, some blooms will wilt or … Continued
While production of cultivated wildflowers has increased dramatically over the last 20 years, sales of wildflowers on the domestic market have not kept pace with this increase. Market research, commissioned by AFPGA, and supported by RIRDC, was carried out in November 1999 … Continued
This report documents a study into the effects of 1-MCP treatment on a variety of native Australian cut flowers. The effects of 1-MCP concentration, treatment duration and treatment temperature on the ethylene sensitivity of Grevillea ‘Sylvia’ inflorescences were evaluated. A … Continued
Quality management to preserve vase life of cut flowers.
The difference between the terms; quality, grades and standards are important because buyers in the industry sometimes confuse quality with flower grades and standards, and they use the terms interchangeably.