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Macadamia Plant Protection Guide 2021 - 2022, NSW DPI Management Guide

2021 | Bright J | Manual/guide

This 7th edition of the NSW Macadamia plant protection guide aims to provide commercial macadamia growers with up-to-date information on all aspects of protecting your orchard from pests and diseases.

Macadamia Plant Protection Guide 2020-21, NSW DPI Management Guide

2020 | Bright J | Manual/guide

This 6th edition of the NSW Macadamia plant protection guide aims to provide commercial macadamia growers with up-to-date information on all aspects of protecting your orchard from pests and diseases.

Macadamia tree water relations

2020 | Australian Macadamia Society | Video

In September 2019, macadamia water use experts Dr. Dan Manson (from Australia) and Dr. Theunis Smit (from South Africa) presented a series of Macadamia Tree Water Relations workshops to Australian macadamia growers. In this video, Dan and Theunis summarise the key learnings from those workshops.

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.

South Africa tour looks at low-flow drip irrigation

2019 | Zapp J | Case Study

Jamie Zapp from Netafim describes a study tour to South Africa where he and a group of growers from Bundaberg visited high productivity farms to understand how low-flow drip irrigation is helping to achieve yields of 7 t/ha NIS. The low-flow systems used are characterised by flow rates of 0.7 L/hour emitters and two driplines per row. Growers also use constant fertigation through the driplines with higher NPK application rates than is common in Australia.

Australian collaboration wins international irrigation award

2019 | Anon | Case Study

A collaboration between irrigation designer Jim Phillips and the Davis family (GJ&M Nuts) to redesign a micro irrigation system on the family orchard has resulted in them winning the Excellence in Irrigation Planning and Analysis Honor Award. The award, presented by the American Society of Irrigation Consultants (ASIC), has rarely been won by an Australian collaboration.

Watering newly planted trees critical to long-term productivity

2019 | Andersen D | Case Study

With very dry winter conditions in 2018, the Jouberts developed a system to water the young trees on their Clarence Valley orchard, under the guidance of Bruce Green, a local pioneer of floodplain macadamia growing.

Macadamia Plant Protection Guide 2019-20, NSW DPI Management Guide

2019 | Bright J | Manual/guide

This 5th edition of the NSW Macadamia plant protection guide, produced by the NSW DPI, is AVAILABLE NOW and aims to provide commercial macadamia growers with up-to-date information on all aspects of protecting your orchard from pests and diseases.

Irrigation scheduling: 2019 Tree water relations course presentation, Dan Manson (Bundaberg)

2019 | Australian Macadamia Society | Video

Presentation on 'Irrigation Scheduling' by productivity improvement agronomist Dr Dan Manson. This presentation was part of the 2019 AMS Tree Water Relations courses that examined the essential role of water management in macadamia in both dryland and irrigated orchards.

Irrigation scheduling: 2019 Tree water relations course presentation, Dan Manson (Yamba)

2019 | Australian Macadamia Society | Video

Presentation on 'Irrigation Scheduling' by productivity improvement agronomist Dr Dan Manson. This presentation was part of the 2019 AMS Tree Water Relations courses that examined the essential role of water management in macadamia in both dryland and irrigated orchards.

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