Improved Market Access for Australian Wildflowers through Eco-labelling

Improved Market Access for Australian Wildflowers through Eco-labelling

This report aims to provide members of the Australian wildflower and native plants industry with the necessary information to help them make informed choices about  ecolabels available in their export markets. The report also considers the advantages and disadvantages of establishing a … Continued
Varietal development and disease management of Mountain daisy for cutflower production

Varietal development and disease management of Mountain daisy for cutflower production

Ixodia achillaeoides is a wildflower crop which has been bush harvested for many years and cultivated increasingly over the past 20 years. The main objective of this program was to increase the production levels of Ixodia daisy for export markets by overcoming … Continued
Flower and foliage imports and the Australian industry – Key trends and implications

Flower and foliage imports and the Australian industry – Key trends and implications

Part 3 of the series explores the background to the issue and the industry’s opinions and experiences about imports, via the literature and direct discussions with the industry. Statistics on flower and foliage imports, exports and domestic production have also … Continued
Flower and foliage imports and the Australian industry – Setting the scene

Flower and foliage imports and the Australian industry – Setting the scene

A desktop research study to collect, analyse and interpret existing data on the volumes of imported and domestic cut flower and foliage products. By examining the data and comparing the numbers, the aim was to develop a better understanding of … Continued
Improved Export Market Access for Australian Wildflowers through Integrated Pest Management

Improved Export Market Access for Australian Wildflowers through Integrated Pest Management

There is currently much concern in the industry regarding flower shipment rejections by the USA due to insect contaminations, with particular reference to thryptomene and waxflower from Australia. A workshop was held to determine strategies to reduce United States Department of Agriculture … Continued