The potential for a sour cherry (Prunus cerasus) industry in Australia

Scientific Horticulture

  • Project code: PRJ-004703

  • Project stage: Closed

  • Project start date: Tuesday, July 7, 2009

  • Project completion date: Saturday, December 12, 2009

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


Attend seminar covering all aspects of cherry production in Chile;
Attend 3-day Pre symposium tour of cherry production in the Colchagua Valley
Attend 3 day International Cherry Symposium at Vina Del Mar


New and Emerging Plant Industries

Research Organisation

Scientific Horticulture

Objective Summary

Attend 3 educational/industry events to gain an appreciation of the international cherry industry generally, and the sour cherry industry specifically.
To extrapolate the information obtained to the consideration of the feasability of establishing a sour cherry industry in Australia.