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Macadamia, the environment and orchard adaption (Feb/March 2020 MacGroup)

2020 | Kojetin L | Presentation

From drought and bushfires to floods and damaging hail storms the Australian 2019/2020 growing season has been one of extreme weather events. It is essential to understand the environmental impacts on the crop and build orchard resilience through the use of available mitigating practices and monitoring tools.

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.

Anemometers, wind meters and weather stations

2019 | Australian Macadamia Society | Fact Sheet

The AMS recommends that all growers have a functioning anemometer that can measure wind speed and direction, store data over time and download the logged data to your smartphone or laptop or automatically upload online, allowing you to check live the current conditions. This fact sheet outlines some of the varieties available on the market.

Plan Bee: mapping biodiversity and monitoring native bee heath to improve production

2018 | Maginnity S | Article

In 2018 the Lismore City Council partnered with the Australian Native Bee Company on a project to improve biodiversity on macadamia orchards. One of the aims of the project is to maintain and improve the health of native bees in orchards while at the same time improving productivity for growers, in part through more successful pollination.

Growing macadamias in Emerald

2013 | Department of Agriculture and Fisheries | Video

John Walter of Nogoa Valley Orchards shares his experience and knowledge of growing macadamias in the Emerald region.

Growing macadamias in Mackay

2013 | Department of Agriculture and Fisheries | Video

Graham Wessling of Gray Plantations discusses the opportunities and constraints associated with growing macadamias in the Mackay region.

Identification of potential new growing areas for macadamias

2006 | Williams K, Biggs I, McConchie C, Briggs P, Underhill J, Ryan P, Storey R, Prestwidge D, Laredo L, Parker T, Hardner C, Thorburn P | Research report/article

Final Report Research Project MC04026

Physiological and quality responses of macadamia to environmental conditions

1983 | Allan P | Presentation

In trying to predict suitable areas for macadamia production, some means of comparing environmental conditions in different regions is necessary. (First Macadamia Research Workshop)

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