Increasing the production of Australian wasabi

University of Tasmania

  • Project code: PRJ-000738

  • Project stage: Closed

  • Project start date: Friday, December 30, 2005

  • Project completion date: Friday, March 28, 2008

  • National Priority: NEPI-Feasibility studies and industry literature reviews


New and Emerging Plant Industries

Research Organisation

University of Tasmania

Objective Summary

Develop the capacity of an Australian laboratory to produce commercial quantities of tissue-cultured wasabi planting stock. Improve product quality through disease management and additional varieties. Build the networking capacity of the wasabi grower group. Note: Project transferred to TIAR Vegetable Centre.