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Optimising chemical and cultural management of onion white rot

Closing date: 27 May 2021

Request for Proposal

Hort Innovation is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and capable delivery partner for the project: Optimising chemical and cultural management of onion white rot (VN20007).

The objectives of the services being sought are to assist Hort Innovation:

  • Determine the efficacy and use pattern of bio-stimulant compounds and incorporate their use into the management of onion white rot.
  • Clarify S. cepivorum sclerotia germination and survival and fungal activity in elevated soil temperatures.
  • Identify potential new fungicides and optimise in-season spray timing and dose rates of current and new fungicides under various environmental conditions.
  • Develop and implement a cost-effective disease management program based on cultural, biological and/or chemical control strategies.

Hort Innovation has prepared a Request for Proposal (RFP) document that provides background information, outlines the scope of services, the procurement process and the information required from interested parties.

The RFP may be downloaded from (you will need to be a member of to access this information).

The closing date for responses is 5:00 PM (AEST), 27 May 2021.