Taking stock of the Australian Asian vegetable industry

Connectica International

  • Project code: PRJ-003601

  • Project stage: Closed

  • Project start date: Wednesday, June 24, 2009

  • Project completion date: Wednesday, September 1, 2010

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


The project shall present an analysis of the characteristics of the Asian vegetable industry in Australia and how these have changed during the last 10 years.
It will include an assessment of issues affecting the sustainability of the industry, including quality assurance, chemical usage and biosecurity risk management.
It will also assess the level of use of research outcomes and industry communications especially with LOTE growers, and will conclude with a capability assessment of the industry and priorities to support future directions in the industry.


New and Emerging Plant Industries

Research Organisation

Connectica International

Objective Summary

To review and analyse the developmental status and health of the Australian Asian vegetable industry, assess the sustainability of the industry and recommend future directions and priorities.