Nutrient management of waxflower for quality and yield under adequate irrig




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 develop a strategy for managing nutrient and irrigation levels in waxflowers with some emphasis on new hybrids to maximise growth and flower quality through: 1) Increased knowledge of nutrient need of waxflower grown for yield and quality. 2) Increased knowledge of nutrient deficiency and toxicity symptoms of waxflower. 3) Increased information available to waxflower producers through seminars field days self guided research and information notes and newsletters 4) Increased knowledge of salinity tolerance of waxflower.

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Project Start Date

Monday, September 1, 2003

Project Completion Date

Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Journal Articles From Project

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National Priority

An environmentally sustainable Australia

National Priority

Adoption of R&D

National Priority

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


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Nutrient Management of Waxflower for Quality and Yield Under Adequate Irrigation Levels