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Improving Knowledge and Practices in Mango Supply Chains

Ledger, S.N. and Campbell, T.P. and Holmes, R.J. and Kernot, I.I. and Hofman, P.J. (2003) Improving Knowledge and Practices in Mango Supply Chains. In: Australasian Postharvest Horticulture Conference, 1-3 October 2003, Carlton Crest Hotel, Brisbane.

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Abstract

Mangoes consigned to domestic markets suffered from fruit quality problems from 1997 to 2000. A high incidence of disease breakdown and green-ripe fruit resulted in loss of confidence by marketers, and reduced profits for everyone from grower to retailer. The ‘Better Mangoes’ project was initiated to identify where, and why quality was being lost, and to use this information to improve the knowledge and practices of supply chain businesses.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information:Reproduced with permission of the Convenor and Co-editor of the Australasian Postharvest Horticulture Conference 2003.
Keywords:Better Mangoes project; mango supply chain.
Subjects:Agriculture > Agriculture (General) > Agricultural economics
Plant culture > Fruit and fruit culture > Culture of individual fruits or types of fruit > Stonefruit
Deposited On:08 Jul 2004
Last Modified:04 Oct 2010 03:09

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