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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.
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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.
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Technical Bulletin - Northern Territory, Department of Primary Industry and Fisheries, 1997, No. 252, pp 22 pp.
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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.
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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.
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Yearbook of the California Avocado Society for the year 1945, 1946, pp 36-40
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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...

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Biennial review 1992., 1992, pp 48 pp.
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Tropical fruits play an important role in the economy of Queensland. The major crops are banana, mango, pineapple and papaya. For the past 20 years, biotechnology has been applied to tropical fruit species in Queensland. Micropropagation systems have been developed for banana, pineapple, papaya,...

Author(s)
Drew, R. A.; Smith, M. K.
Publisher
International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS), Leuven, Belgium
Citation
Acta Horticulturae, 2010, No.864, pp 109-115
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The development of the tropical and subtropical fruit industries in Queensland is discussed. Production figures for 1986 are tabulated for avocados, carambolas [Averrhoa carambola], custard apples [Annona], guavas, limes, lychees, mangoes, kiwifruits, macadamias, persimmons, bananas, pawpaws and ...

Author(s)
Bagshaw, J. S.; Watson, B. J.
Citation
Queensland Agricultural Journal, 1988, 114, 1, pp 7-8
Abstract

Postharvest research on avocados, bananas, carambolas, custard apples [cherimoyas], Litchi, mangoes, ornamental plants, pawpaws, pineapples, rambutans, melons and strawberries, and on specific topics (heat and cold disinfestation treatment, ethylene scrubbing equipment, postharvest physiology and...

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Biennial review 1994., 1994, pp 52 pp.
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The wet tropical coast and drier elevated tablelands of tropical north Queensland, Australia, are major production areas for tropical and sub tropical fruits including durian, longan, lychee, mangosteen and rambutan, offering important economic diversification opportunities for sugarcane and...

Author(s)
Diczbalis, Y. A.
Publisher
International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS), Leuven, Belgium
Citation
Acta Horticulturae, 2008, No.772, pp 375-379
Abstract

The separate and combined effects of temperature and water supply on floral induction were investigated in avocado cv. Hass, lemon cv. Lisbon, Litchi chinensis cv. Wai Chee and mango cv. Sensation. Low temp. generally decreased vegetative growth and induced flowering in well-watered avocado, litchi ...

Author(s)
Chaikiattiyos, S.; Menzel, C. M.; Rasmussen, T. S.
Citation
Journal of Horticultural Science, 1994, 69, 3, pp 397-415

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