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Leptocoris in macadamia

2020 | NSW DPI, Bright J | Fact Sheet

Leptocoris species (commonly called soapberry bugs, family Rhopalidiae), are widely distributed throughout NSW and Queensland. They will leave their native host and attack cultivated plants such as macadamia.

MC15007 Still Wild about Macadamias - conserving a national icon (Final Report)

2019 | Gould L | Research report/article

A final report on project (MC15007), Still Wild about Macadamias - conserving a national icon, has just been released. The report details the successful completion of the project, whose objectives were to: • improve understanding and management of the threats to wild macadamia trees • promote and drive the protection and conservation of threatened wild populations • help protect other rainforest flora and fauna, including several threatened species and ecosystems.

Understanding macadamia water transpiration (PRESENTATION PDF Oct 2019 Tree water management course)

2019 | Smit T | Presentation

Summarising years of research, internationally acclaimed water relations expert Theunis Smit examines the essential role of water management in macadamias in both dryland and irrigated orchards.

Irrigation scheduling (VIDEO: Oct 2019 Tree water management course)

2019 | Australian Macadamia Society, Manson D | Video

Summarising years of research and hands on experience, Dr Daniel Manson discusses his groundbreaking practical research into tree water use in irrigated and dryland orchards.

Understanding macadamia water transpiration (VIDEO: Oct 2019 Tree water management course)

2019 | Smit T, Australian Macadamia Society | Video

Summarising years of research, internationally acclaimed water relations expert Theunis Smit examines the essential role of water management in macadamias in both dryland and irrigated orchards.

New nursery tree standards

2019 | Australian Macadamia Society | Fact Sheet

A research project to develop a macadamia industry tree stock standard has identified 11 key characteristics to look for when buying tree stock. These include that trees are true to type, are of uniform size, have straight stems and are free of shoots and suckers below the graft.

Variety P: Compact, early nut producer

2019 | Anon | Fact Sheet

Description of the key characteristics of Variety P, released after nine years of testing in regional variety trials conducted by the Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries.

Variety G: a precocious elite macadamia variety

2019 | Anon | Fact Sheet

Description of the key characteristics of Variety G, released after nine years of testing in regional variety trials conducted by the Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries.

Variety R: Consistent late nut producer

2019 | Anon | Fact Sheet

Description of the key characteristics of Variety R, released after nine years of testing in regional variety trials conducted by the Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries.

Variety J: early producer of large nuts

2019 | Anon | Fact Sheet

Description of the key characteristics of Variety J, released after nine years of testing in regional variety trials conducted by the Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries.

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