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Completed project

Development and publication of the macadamia industry Integrated Orchard Management booklet (MC14007)

Key research provider: The NSW Department of Primary Industries
Publication date: Friday, May 12, 2017

What was it all about?

The macadamia industry benchmarking project (MC15005) found that industry average nut in shell production varies up to five-fold across different producers. This significant variation became a driving force for industry to attempt to gather information to develop consistent production across the board.

This project produced a series of integrated orchard management resources to support Australian macadamia growers, focussing on three key management areas: orchard floor, canopy and drainage.


The project team produced the following resources:

The above resources were extended to industry through field days, MacGroups and conferences to assist growers to run high-productivity orchards through integrated orchard management strategies. 

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Funding statement:
This project has been funded by Hort Innovation

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