Chemical minor use permit research and maintenance for the ginger industry
The Australian ginger industry can be considered too small and not profitable enough for chemical companies to actively engage with the industry and undertake the...
Published: 15 Feb 2012
Author(s): Abbas, Rob , Smith, Mike
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The disease Pythium Soft Rot and a wingless soil insect called symphylids threaten the viability of the Australian ginger industry. There are 49 ginger growers in Australia producing 8,000 tonnes with a farm gate value of about $16 million, concentrated in South-East Queensland between the Sunshine Coast and Bundaberg.