AMS News Bulletin Summer 2017

This edition features integrated orchard management and an update of macadamia R&D projects, as well as an orchard and soil health advertorial feature, articles on new varieties and orchard pest and disease management priorities, interviews with AMS Board members and AMS and industry news.

The integrated orchard management feature includes case studies on financial planning for the orchard, reducing tree numbers to increase yield, canopy management and using data in the orchard.

The R&D Update is an overview of current and just completed macadamia projects, including IPM, abnormal vertical growth, pruning strategies, and total non-structural carbohydrate.

Article authors include Liz Singh, AMS; Lynne Ziehlke, AMS; Brice Kaddatz, AMS; Ruth Huwer, Craig Maddox, Mark Hickey and Jeremy Bright, NSW DPI; Dr Femi Akinsanmi and Assoc. Prof Bruce Topp, The University of Queensland; and Ian Vimpany.

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