A field evaluation of the productivity of hazelnut varieties

Summary

To determine the most productive hazelnut varieties that could be used for the establishment of a hazelnut industry in Australia to meet current requirements of nut importers and processors principally for hazelnut kernels To assess the effects of environmental conditions on hazelnut production and varietal performance To gain data yield development of young trees in order to provide sound advice to industry investors to assist them with investment decisions To foster the adoption of the researchleading to industry expansion

Program

New and Emerging Plant Industries

Research Organisation

The University of Sydney

Objective Summary

To determine the most productive hazelnut varieties that could be used for the establishment of a hazelnut industry in Australia to meet current requirements of nut importers and processors principally for hazelnut kernels To assess the effects of environmental conditions on hazelnut production and varietal performance To gain data yield development of young trees in order to provide sound advice to industry investors to assist them with investment decisions To foster the adoption of the researchleading to industry expansion

Project Code

PRJ-000552

Project Stage

Closed

Project Start Date

Tuesday, July 1, 2003

Project Completion Date

Sunday, August 31, 2008

Journal Articles From Project

Not Available

National Priority

An environmentally sustainable Australia

National Priority

Adoption of R&D

National Priority

NEPI-Feasibility studies and industry literature reviews

Contact

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Hazelnuts: Variety assessment for South-eastern Australia