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Commercially grown tropical fruits in Australia are classified under the established or the emerging industries. The former industries include avocado, banana, lychee, mango, passionfruit, and papaya. The research, development, and extension (RD&E) of the established industries is primarily...

Author(s)
Mazhar, M. S.; Norris, A.; Attenborough, E.; Hag, L. van't; Robson, A.; Sinha, P.; Walsh, K.
Publisher
International Tropical Fruits Network (TFNet), Selangor, Malaysia
Citation
ISTF2021. International Symposium on Tropical Fruits, Boosting tropical fruit production, consumption and market to enhance healthy diets and improve livelihoods, 28-30 September 2021. Proceedings, 2022, pp 29-36
Abstract

Research projects on the following crops are summarized: avocados, bananas, berry fruits (strawberries, Rubus spp.), Citrus, custard apples (Annona), Litchi, Macadamia, mangoes, pawpaws, passion fruits, persimmons, pineapples, stone fruits, carambolas (Averrhoa carambola), Casimiroa edulis, coffee, ...

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Report - Maroochy Horticultural Research Station, 1988, No. 5, pp 146 pp.
Abstract

Research reports are presented in the following 5 sections: (1) Ornamental crops (assessments on Dendrobium, rose, Kangaroo Paw (Anigozanthos spp.) and Gypsophila cultivars; assessment of annual cut flower crops; foliage plant shipping trial; nutrition of Western Australian native plants in Central ...

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Technical Bulletin - Northern Territory, Department of Primary Industry and Fisheries, 1992, No. 192, pp 95 pp.
Abstract

The report gives an overall market guide of wholesale market prices for avocado, carambola, coconut, durian, fig, guava, jackfruit, mangosteen, papaya, rambutan and star apple sold in Australian wholesale markets over the period January 1994 to December 1996. The markets analysed for the report...

Author(s)
Grimster, S.
Citation
Technical Bulletin - Northern Territory, Department of Primary Industry and Fisheries, 1997, No. 252, pp 22 pp.
Abstract

There was a highly significant, linear relationship between acetone-extractable leaf chlorophyll and leaf optical densities estimated using a portable chlorophyll meter (SPAD-501) in experiments on cashew, mango, Litchi, rambutan, jackfruit, durian, custard apple (Annona reticulata) and carambola...

Author(s)
Schaper, H.; Chacko, E. K.
Citation
Journal of Plant Physiology, 1991, 138, 6, pp 674-677
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Bananas: Control of Mycosphaerella musicola and M. musae with several chemicals; and location of virus particles in the phloem of shoots affected with bunchy top. Guavas: Evaluation for processing, canning, freezing and juice and jam production. Mangoes: Quality trials. Pineapples: Control of...

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Australia, Queensland Department of Primary Industries: Annual report 1977-1978., 1978, pp 97 pp.
Abstract

Notes are given of the names of a number of fruits. In each case the preferred name is given first. This is followed by the botanical name and then by synonyms. Loquat (Eriobotrya japĆ³nica) or Japanese medlar, Japanese plum or biwa; feijoa (Feijoa sellowiana) or pineapple guava; cheri-moya (Annona...

Author(s)
Schroeder, C. A.
Citation
Yearbook of the California Avocado Society for the year 1945, 1946, pp 36-40
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All the varieties known to be grown in Australia are listed with the initials of the States in which they are found of pome, stone and citrus fruits, nuts (temperate and tropical), berry fruits (including currants and gooseberries), tropical and sub-tropical fruits (avocado, banana breadfruit,...

Author(s)
Mertin, J. V.
Citation
Dep. Health, Div. Plant Quar., Aust., 1952, pp 39 pp.
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Research and extension programmes on postharvest handling and marketing of fruits, vegetables and ornamental plants are described. Crops covered include apples, avocados, bananas, carambolas, Citrus, longans, litchis, mangoes, pawpaws, pineapples, rambutans, cucurbits, tomatoes, and foliage and...

Citation
Biennial review 1992., 1992, pp 48 pp.
Abstract

The plant kingdom harbours many diverse bioactive molecules of pharmacological relevance. Temperate fruits and vegetables have been highly studied in this regard, but there have been fewer studies of fruits and vegetables from the tropics. As global consumers demand and are prepared to pay for new...

Author(s)
Pierson, J. T.; Dietzgen, R. G.; Shaw, P. N.; Roberts-Thomson, S. J.; Monteith, G. R.; Gidley, M. J.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Weinheim, Germany
Citation
Molecular Nutrition & Food Research, 2012, 56, 3, pp 357-387

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