Australian Quinoa Industry RD&E Plan 2024-2029
Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa) is an ‘ancient grain’ that was domesticated about 8,000 years ago in South America, where it became an important part of Andean...
Published: 6 Dec 2001
Author(s): Campbell, Terrence, Diczbalis, Yan
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The adoption of new technologies into complex growing systems is one of the great challenges for
researchers and industry development proponents. The research can only be developed and tested in a
limited range of environments and cultivars, but for greatest return for the research investment a large
proportion of the industry must adopt the research results.
This publication reports on innovative approaches to improving the adoption of new technology. It
used expert panels of lychee producers from all the important growing regions in Queensland to
review the results of research on canopy management in the light of their own experiences and
overseas practices and then to devise pruning strategies that best suit their own situations and goals.