Crop/Growth management

80 years of research in the Goulburn Valley (part 7)

Solution found in systems research: Close planting, tree arrangement, a support structure and an emphasis on tree training, provided those solutions.

Avoid these mistakes when planting fruit trees

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Don’t let the roots of your fruit trees dry out between lifting from the nursery and planting.

Control bud-break & flowering with Waiken®

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Depending on when Waiken is applied, it can be used to bring forward, or to delay bud-break.

New orchard manual: 'Understand fruit trees' provides foundation to make informed management decisions

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When you work with fruit trees, questions about them always arise, for example: What takes place inside the tree once you have planted it? How and where does the tree get its food and energy from to grow and produce fruit?

80 years of research in the Goulburn Valley (part 6)

In the 1970s, the industry was facing a difficult time with increasing costs, returns for fruit rising slowly, and uncertain markets.

Cherry growers should plan for drier conditions

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The outlook for this winter and spring is that it will be 60–70% drier than average.

Waiken® for greater control of bud-break & flowering

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Application of Waiken gives apple and cherry growers greater control over bud break, flowering and time of maturity.

Parka supplements a plant's cuticle

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Parka is specifically developed as a phospholipid based, hydrophobic, permeable, and elastic coating that mimics and supplements the plants natural cuticle.

80 years of research in the Goulburn Valley (part 5)

Research on fruit trees began at Tatura 80 years ago. In this article we look at the 'Golden Era', 1973 to 1983—a decade of achievements.

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