Indian sandalwood pruning management to minimise fungal attack
This RIRDC report describes the potential impacts of pruning on the heartwood rot fungal diseases within Indian sandalwood (Santalum album) in Australia associated with pruning....
Published: 20 Oct 2010
Author(s): Barbour, Dr Liz, Norris, Len, Burgess, Dr Treena
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This RIRDC report is the first published record of the presence of heartwood rot fungal diseases in Indian sandalwood in Australia. It attempts to identify and quantify the possible impact of such diseases on sandalwood aromatic heartwood and oil production.
Due to the structure of the Indian sandalwood industry, a wide range of companies and groups would be interested in this report. Whilst specifically targeted towards researchers and tropical plantation owners, the report will also be of interest to investors and private plantation owners to understand the risks of their investment.