Commercial potential of red bayberry in Australia


1. Summary: Import red bayberry trees, propagate and investigate a potential new industry 2. Outcome: Establish a new industry for rural Australia 3. Background: 4. Method: 5. Reviewers: 5. Budget:


New and Emerging Plant Industries

Research Organisation

The University of Queensland

Objective Summary

Evaluate Australian consumer acceptance of red bayberry create a business plan for commercialisation of red bay berry in Australia import the most popular elite cultivar from china and establish trial plantings at locations from north Queensland andVictoria.

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Project Start Date

Friday, July 1, 2005

Project Completion Date

Monday, May 31, 2010

Journal Articles From Project

Not Available

National Priority

An environmentally sustainable Australia

National Priority

Advanced Technology

National Priority

NEPI-Feasibility studies and industry literature reviews


Related publications


The Commercial Potential of Red Bayberry in Australia