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: 1 Dec 2003
Author(s): Warren, Rosemary, Ryder, Maarten
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“Sudden death syndrome” or “dieback” of quandong is of considerable concern to the industry (worth >$1 million p.a.), as its cause has not been positively identified. This publication reports on current practices and potential problems in the nursery production of quandong seedlings, which may relate to subsequent difficulties experienced in the orchard. It also reports on potential measures to control seedling death in nurseries.