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Rice flower production guidelines for growers

Beal, P. and Carson, C.J. and Turnbull, L. and Forsberg, L. (2001) Rice flower production guidelines for growers. Information Series Q100082 . Department of Primary Industries, Queensland Horticulture Institute, Brisbane, Queensland.

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Abstract

Rice flower, an Australian native species, has been cultivated in appreciable quantities as a cut flower crop since 1991. Although the plant can be highly productive, achieving consistently high commercial yields can prove elusive. Rice Flower production guidelines for growers is essential reading for producers who would aspire to grow and market rice flower well. For anyone with an interest in new crop development, this book provides a valuable insight into the intricacies of growing an indigenous species commercially.

Item Type:Book
Funders:Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation.
Corporate Creators:Queensland Horticulture Institute, Department of Primary Industries (DPI), Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF), Agri Science, Horticulture and Forestry Science
Projects:DAQ-267A Publication of "Rice flower: Production guidelines for growers".
Business groups:Agri-Science, Horticulture and Forestry Science
Additional Information:© The State of Queensland, Department of Primary Industries & Fisheries 2001. © The State of Queensland (Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry). Copyright protects this publication. Except for purposes permitted by the Copyright Act 1968, reproduction by whatever means is prohibited without prior written permission of the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry. Enquiries should be directed to Commercialisation Unit SAFTRSCopyright@daff.qld.gov.au or telephone the Business Information Centre on 13 25 23 (Queensland residents) or +61 7 3404 6999.
Keywords:Rice flower; Ozothamnus diosmifolius; botanical description; cultivars; flowering; harvesting; postharvest; yield; productivity; propagation; planting material; site selection; culture; pests; diseases; disorders; marketing; costs and returns; planting material; alternatives; Australian native cut flower; cut flower.
Subjects:Plant culture > Flowers and flower culture. Ornamental plants > Care and preparation of cut flowers and ornamental plants for market
Plant culture > Flowers and flower culture. Ornamental plants
Plant culture > Horticulture. Horticultural crops
Plant culture
Deposited On:07 Aug 2012 06:11
Last Modified:08 Jun 2015 15:58

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