Prospects for Australian emerging industries
Emerging industries play an important role in the Australian agricultural landscape, contributing to the national economy and helping meet changing global demand. This prospectus is...
Published: 17 Jul 2007
Author(s): Sharp, P. J.
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This report is a two-year continuation of the RIRDC project US-98A: Condiment Paprika: Breeding, Processing and Commercialisation (Stage 1). Condiment paprika, which is the dried and ground flesh of seed of speciality types of Capsicum species, is a globally traded commodity. During the project, breeding lines were advanced, especially by single seed descent; selections were made; new germplasm with specific traits were introduced into the breeding program; work started on the use of male sterility for hybrid seed production; and one line was approved for Plant Breeders Rights (PBR).