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New, ongoing and recently completed projects
New and ongoing R&D projects
Read about some of the new and ongoing projects for the persimmon industry. The latest updates for these can be found at Hortlink Spring.
Australian sweet persimmon industry development project – phase 4
Project Code: PR13007
Status: Ongoing project
Established in 2014, this project is fourth in a line of projects with a focus on developing new technologies and management strategies for the industry. It has a major objective of investigating pre- and post-harvest management of mealybug and clearwing moth, clonal rootstock propagation, identifying lead and fruit diseases, and finalising post-harvest management protocols.
Current marketing activity
Information on current marketing activity can be found on the persimmon page at Hortlink Spring.
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Strategic Investment Advisory Panel
The Strategic Investment Advisory Panel for the persimmon industry has been appointed. For further information, please refer to the media release and the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).
|Rodney Dalton||Grantham Orchards||QLD|
|Alison Fuss||Horticultural Consultant||QLD|
|Brett Guthrey||Kathleen Haven Orchard||NSW|
SIAP meetings and summaries
|1||August 1, 2016||Brisbane, QLD||Download|
Find details on the Strategic Investment Plan at the bottom of this page.
Financial statements and summaries of project expenditure
Resources and downloads
Find more resources Resource centre – Growers and industry
Contacts at Hort Innovation
Industry representative body: Persimmon Australia Inc.
Strategic Investment Planning process for the persimmon industry is in progress
Your industry Strategic Investment Plan (SIP) lays the foundation for decision making in levy investments and represents a balanced view of stakeholders in your industry. If you’d like to read more about the SIP process, visit the SIP Portal.
See below for the upcoming and completed consultation events and agendas on the persimmon SIP.
Completed consultation events
|Persimmon||Brisbane, QLD||July 26, 2016|
|Persimmon||Brisbane, QLD||August 1, 2016|