Monthly Archives: December 2018

Corteva Agriscience 2018 Australian Melon Industry Conference & Field Day

The 2018 Conference & Field Day was held on 17, 18, 19, 20 September 2018. Presentations Field evaluation of synergists to overcome pyrethroid resistance in silverleaf whitefly Field evaluation of synergists to overcome pyrethroid resistance in silverleaf whitefly (9301 KB) Pollination of hybrid watermelon in Australia Pollination of hybrid watermelon in Australia (5011 KB) Fair…

Variable rate technology for vegetable production in Great Barrier Reef Catchments

This project aims to advance the adoption of variable rate (VR) technology and practices to optimise the placement of fertiliser, amendments and irrigation in intensively cropped and irrigated horticulture in Great Barrier Reef catchments. Variable rate technology for vegetable production in Great Barrier Reef Catchments July 2018 update

Melons in Japan – Opportunity for Australian exports

This report outlines the opportunities for Australian melons in Japan. This report outlines the opportunities for Australian melons in Japan and includes: • Evaluation the export opportunities of melons by type in Japan • The specific local market dynamics • Identification of the potential barriers for melon exports and how to overcome challenges • Explanation…

Australian Melon Industry Export Plan

The Australian Melon Industry Export Plan describing the market opportunities in five selected countries, as well as other possible export markets. The Australian Melon Industry has completed an Export Plan that describes the market opportunities in five selected countries, as well as other possible export markets. The first section provides an overview of the five…

CGMMV National Management Plan

The National Management Plan for Cucumber green mottle mosaic virus The National Management Plan provides an overarching framework for management of Cucumber green mottle mosaic virus and is underpinned by sound scientific risk assessment developed by an expert working group on CGMMV. CGMMV National Management Plan CGMMV National Management Plan (936 KB)

Biosecurity and Research & Development levies

Melon levies for research & development and biosecurity commenced on 1st January 2017. Melon levies for research & development and biosecurity commenced on 1st January 2017, with 0.4c/kg collected at the first point 0f sale on all sweet melons.. Research and development is key for supporting the needs of growers to improve the viability and…

Bayer 2016 Australian Melon Industry Conference & Field Days

The 2016 Australian Melon Industry Conference & Field Days was held in Mildura, Victoria on 16 – 18 March 2016 . The Conference & Field Days featured a mix of technical presentations and practical in-field demonstrations. Growers, researchers and industry practitioners from across the melon industry came together for the opportunity to network and socialise…