This project will target selected species and hybrids within Leptospermum that will provide desired attributes for enhancing the production of Manuka honey in Australia to supply the cosmetic, pharmaceutical, neutraceutical and medicinal industries.
New and Emerging Plant Industries
ManukaLife Pty Ltd
To develop new, unique, high value highproducing MGO Leptospermum hybrids for the establishment of crops for largescale production of medical grade honey and oil in regional areas of Australia. It will enhance the Australian honey and ornamental plant industries capacity to better exploit the genetic diversity in the Australian flora and will position Australian industry and researchers as leaders in the international arena for developing elite plants for high value honey production.
Project Start Date
Friday, March 31, 2017
Project Completion Date
Monday, March 30, 2020
Journal Articles From Project
An environmentally sustainable Australia
Adoption of R&D
NEPI-Incubate new and emerging plant industries, support breakthrough projects