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Completed project

Technology transfer for pistachio growers (PS17002)

Key research provider: Pistachio Growers’ Association
Publication date: Monday, October 18, 2021

What was it all about?

Running from 2018 to 2021, this three-year investment brought the latest in Australian and international research, best practice and technical information to the nation’s pistachio growers.

Project activities included…

  • Maintaining and expanding the pistachio industry’s regional ‘Tech Groups’ (PIT)
  • Facilitating field days and farm walks throughout each year in the country’s major pistachio growing regions, with involvement of Australian and international experts
  • Compiling technical information from Australia and overseas into resources for growers, including presentations, ‘Seasonal Notes’ that are distributed quarterly, e-bulletins and more
  • Updating of the industry website with new information
  • Workshops for new entrants to the industry.


See below a range of resources produced from the project. Further information can also be found on the Pistachio Growers’ Association website.

Download Seasonal Notes from the project below (these are links to Pistachio Growers’ Association documents):

Download Technical Bulletins from the project below (also links to Pistachio Growers’ Association documents). These are technical editions of the pistachio industry’s regular newsletter.

Access Tech Group presentations. Event summaries and presentation materials from the industry Tech Groups (also known as the Pistachio Information and Technology or ‘PIT’ Groups) are available from the Pistachio Growers’ Association website here, with direct links to specific presentations also available below. Some videos are also available via the industry website at

November 2018 presentations:

September 2018 presentations (including Tech Groups and industry symposium):

June 2018 presentations:

Related levy funds


Funding statement:
This project was funded through the Hort Innovation Pistachio Fund using the pistachio R&D levy and contributions from the Australian Government

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