Development of Intergeneric Rootstocks for Christmas Flowering Verticordia

Summary

To research suitable rootstocks for cutflower production over the Christmas period of Verticordia grandis and V. albida. To determine the optimum rootstocks for different growing regimes across Australia. To determine the performance of two Verticordiaspecies across a range of environments. To survey the natural populations of R. velutina R. megacephala and E. calorhabdos and select profuse terminal flowering forms.

Program

New and Emerging Plant Industries

Research Organisation

Western Australian Agriculture Authority, a body corporate established under the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management Act 2007

Objective Summary

To research suitable rootstocks for cutflower production over the Christmas period of Verticordia grandis and V. albida. To determine the optimum rootstocks for different growing regimes across Australia. To determine the performance of two Verticordiaspecies across a range of environments. To survey the natural populations of R. velutina R. megacephala and E. calorhabdos and select profuse terminal flowering forms.

Project Code

PRJ-000470

Project Stage

Closed

Project Start Date

Saturday, July 1, 2006

Project Completion Date

Friday, September 28, 2012

Journal Articles From Project

Not Available

National Priority

An environmentally sustainable Australia

National Priority

Adoption of R&D

National Priority

NEPI-Incubate new and emerging plant industries, support breakthrough projects

Contact

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