Taking stock of the Australian Asian vegetable industry


The project shall present an analysis of the characteristics of the Asian vegetable industry in Australia and how these have changed during the last 10 years. It will include an assessment of issues affecting the sustainability of the industry, including quality assurance, chemical usage and biosecurity risk management. It will also assess the level of use of research outcomes and industry communications especially with LOTE growers, and will conclude with a capability assessment of the industry and priorities to support future directions in the industry.


New and Emerging Plant Industries

Research Organisation

Connectica International

Objective Summary

To review and analyse the developmental status and health of the Australian Asian vegetable industry, assess the sustainability of the industry and recommend future directions and priorities.

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Project Stage


Project Start Date

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Project Completion Date

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Journal Articles From Project

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National Priority

Promoting and maintaining good health

National Priority

Adoption of R&D

National Priority

NEPI-Feasibility studies and industry literature reviews


Related publications


Taking Stock of the Australian Asian Vegetables Industry