The potential for a sour cherry (Prunus cerasus) industry in Australia


Attend seminar covering all aspects of cherry production in Chile; Attend 3day Pre symposium tour of cherry production in the Colchagua Valley Attend 3 day International Cherry Symposium at Vina Del Mar


New and Emerging Plant Industries

Research Organisation

Scientific Horticulture

Objective Summary

Attend 3 educational/industry events to gain an appreciation of the international cherry industry generally, and the sour cherry industry specifically. To extrapolate the information obtained to the consideration of the feasability of establishing a sour cherry industry in Australia.

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Project Start Date

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Project Completion Date

Saturday, December 12, 2009

Journal Articles From Project

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National Priority

An environmentally sustainable Australia

National Priority

Adoption of R&D

National Priority

NEPI-Feasibility studies and industry literature reviews