Imagine planting fruit trees any time of the year (part 2)

Benefits of container-grown trees: Many transplant problems can be prevented and early growth of roots and tops can be markedly improved, when container-grown or potted trees are used instead of bare-rooted dormant trees.
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Imagine planting fruit trees any time of the year

Deciduous fruit trees, such as apple, pear, cherry, plum, peach or apricot are purchased and planted in commercial orchards in Australia only as bare-rooted dormant trees. However, there is no rational explanation why they cannot also be grown and sold as container-grown trees, like citrus.
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New cherries: bred in France, released in USA

New cherry varieties create a great deal of interest—especially the early to mid-season varieties, as the mid to late-season is well served by a number of high quality selections.Crisp Dawn™ V3387 cv. was developed in Europe by INRA and is managed by CEP Innovation.
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Two new US cherry varieties

The search for new, improved sweet cherry varieties continues around the world. New varieties are sourced from cherry breeding programs or from a rare sport of a limb that is found to be different to the rest of the tree.
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Rootstocks for agricultural industries

Producing rootstocks for the agricultural industries, Rootstock Services prides itself on both quality and quantity of product.
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New Geneva™ apple rootstocks

Fruit production is a tough business and choosing the right rootstock is almost as important as the cultivar you choose to grow.
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Tree crops for Australian conditions

Lewis Horticulture specialises in hardy Mediterranean tree crops suitable for Australian conditions.
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Expected returns from Deliza®­ —a new red-blushed pear (part 3)

Bred out of the Australian National Pear Breeding Program at Agriculture Victoria, Tatura, and marketed by APAL as Deliza®, ANP-0131 is one of the new red-blushed pears that is visually attractive, tastes good, has desirable texture and stores extremely well, providing it with a point of difference on the fresh…

Expected returns from Deliza® — a new red-blushed pear

In collaboration with Goulburn Valley pear growers, Agriculture Victoria researchers are conducting economic assessments of the new red-blushed pear ANP-0131 (Deliza®) to help growers determine how to grow it most profitably.

Fruit Rights Australia first field audit

Fruit Rights Australia Inc. (FRA) was formed in 2014 to help educate Australian fruit growers about the advantages and obligations associated with proprietary fruit varieties.

Low chill cherries

Whilst climate change will be debated, one thing that won't be debated is the need to choose the best varieties that give us the best opportunity to succeed in the orchard industry.
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