All posts tagged "horticulture"

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    Genomic associations that could be used in breeding apples for improved fruit quality

    Breeding apples is a long-term endeavour and it is imperative that new cultivars are selected to have outstanding consumer appeal. This study has taken the approach of merging sensory science with genome wide association analyses in order to map the human perception of apple flavour and texture onto the apple genome. The...

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    New Zealand kiwifruit harvest begins

    First kiwifruit being picked  Increased harvest volumes expected this year   The first kiwifruit is being picked in New Zealand with orchards cleared to be harvested from the top of the North Island to the top of the South Island. Over 2,500 growers will be harvesting some 13,500 hectares of kiwifruit.  ...

  • Fresh Connections China

    Changes in free trade agreements around the world could mean new opportunities for global suppliers into Asia – especially China. If you are a supplier from North America, Latin America, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and other major exporting regions, pencil in PMA’s Fresh Connections: China on your schedule, obtain your VISA...

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    The Australian Food and Grocery Council explained

    The AFGC is an industry association which represents the manufacturers and suppliers behind Australia’s food, beverage, and...

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    Fruit World Map with bigger size, same price

    The Fruit World Map has been a cornerstone of AgroPress since the 1970s. The updated version of...

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    Fertilizer made of rocks could change carbon footprint of agriculture forever

    Enhanced rock weathering involves adding minute rock grains to cropland soils which dissolve chemically taking up carbon...

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    South Australia wins planning exemption for orchard netting

    South Australian growers will no longer be required to seek local council planning consent for orchard netting...

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    Grower portal opens on marketing resources

    Launched by Hort Innovation in February, the portal on the Aussie Apples website will enable growers to...

  • Asia
    Fresh fruit imports thriving

    Liu Ziije, CEO of Goodfarmer, Shanghai, told Fruit World, that , having being one of the major exporters of apples and garlic, fruit imports into China are taking a share of 65% of turnover. Liu said, that a professional banana distribution centre is udner construction, because „the banana is our no. 1...

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    Tyre industry needs citrus growers

    Orange growers and processors in Florida could be about to get a boost from an unexpected direction...

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