Nutrition and Growing Media

Nutrition and Growing Media

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
Putting a stop to weeds

Putting a stop to weeds

CSIRO has developed a new biodegradable weed mat which could put a stop to nasty weeds and transform the future of Australia’s agriculture and farming industries. Made from linseed straw, the mat is 100 percent organic and unlike conventional black … Continued
A study of the USA flower market 1998

A study of the USA flower market 1998

With the rapid development of Australian floricultural products over the last decade the importance of marketplace information has become more important to both new and experienced growers and exporters. This market report prepared by the Flower Export Council of Australia … 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
Domestic market analysis for wildflowers

Domestic market analysis for wildflowers

This project aimed to identify strategies to improve the domestic market share for wildflowers, by determining the current flower and wildflower buying patterns. While there have been a number of reports on the export market for wildflowers, there has been … Continued