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R&D projects

Discover pistachio levy investments into Pistachio Fund R&D initiatives

The pistachio levy has been invested into following Hort Innovation Pistachio Fund R&D initiatives, together with Australian Government contributions.

Discover the projects that you want to see by refining the list by ongoing, completed, and historical R&D projects as well as projects by R&D portfolio type. You can also filter the projects by areas of extension and communications, international trade, and data and insights.

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Ongoing project

Australian Horticulture Statistics Handbook 2021-22 to 2023-24 (MT21006)

This whole-of-horticulture investment is responsible for producing Hort Innovation’s annual Australian Horticulture Statistics Handbook

11 May 2022

Completed project

Advanced production for temperate nut crops (various projects) (ST16000)

This investment developed advanced production systems for nut industries using two tree nut crops, almond and walnuts, as model crops.

1 December 2021

Completed project

Technology transfer for pistachio growers (PS17002)

This investment brought the latest in Australian and international research, best practice and technical information to the nation’s pistachio growers.

18 October 2021

Ongoing project

Regulatory support and coordination (pesticides) (MT20007)

This project provides the Australian horticulture industry with key information regarding domestic and international pesticide regulation

27 July 2021

Ongoing project

Supporting the adoption of best management practices for pistachio growers through on-farm demonstrations and regional discussion groups (PS20000)

This investment is all about bringing the latest in Australian and international research, best practice and technical information to the nation’s pistachio growers

14 July 2021

Completed project

Regulatory support and coordination (pesticides) (MT17019)

Among other thing, this project produced the Ag Chemical Updates, detailing chemical issues and reviews.

9 July 2021

Completed project Final Research Report

Pathogens and other factors contributing to dark staining on pistachio shells (PS16002)

This project investigated the dark staining of pistachio shells and nuts.

1 June 2021

Ongoing project

Nuts for Life – Educating health professionals (HN19000)

This project funds the Nuts for Life program, which aims to reduce the gap between Australia’s current average daily consumption of 7 grams of nuts per person per day and the recommended consumption of 30 grams.

22 February 2021

Completed project Final Research Report

Phenomenom - The Good Mood Food Module (ST19041)

This project, which was completed during 2020, expanded the number of Phenomenom resources available by adding a module that educates children, parents and teachers on the beneficial mood effects of a diet and lifestyle encompassing horticulture products.

22 February 2021