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: 3 Aug 2005
Author(s): Menary, Robert
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For some years the total area of peppermint grown in Australia has been declining due to poor oil yields. One aspect of production which has not received detailed attention is plant nutrition. Removal of plant material from fields over many years has depleted micro nutrient levels to a level where severe symptoms of deficiencies are widespread. This report covers a preliminary survey of nutrient levels in fields in Tasmania which was designed to identify elements which are likely to be in the deficiency range for peppermint.