Hazelnuts in Australia: Productivity & Economic Analysis for Industry Expansion

Summary

This project will generate an understanding of the parameters of hazelnut production in Australia and how these vary regionally on different soils and with different varieties, including nutrition, water and pest/disease/weed management.

Program

New and Emerging Plant Industries

Research Organisation

The Crown in right of the State of NSW acting through the Department of Primary Industries

Objective Summary

1. To encourage expansion of the hazelnut industry in Australia by demonstrating a sustainable hazelnut production in different climatic regions. 2. Provide resources to support existing and new hazelnut growers to achieve productive and profitable yields. To achieve these objectives we will conduct work that will generate an understanding of the parameters of hazelnut production in Australia and how these vary regionally on different soils and with different varieties, including nutrition, water and pest/disease/weed management. The project will produce resources to inform and guide existing and new hazelnut growers on productive farm management strategies and economic potential.

Project Code

PRJ-010774

Project Stage

Current

Project Start Date

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Project Completion Date

Saturday, April 30, 2022

Journal Articles From Project

Not Available

National Priority

Frontier technologies for building and transforming Australian industries

National Priority

Adoption of R&D

National Priority

NEPI-Industry building and connectivity

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