Find persimmon industry information, publications, industry contacts and more
On this page
Read articles on the persimmon industry
Find project updates and see your levy at work in the latest Hortlink
New, ongoing and recently completed projects
New and ongoing R&D projects
Information on current R&D projects for the pesimmon industry can be found below, with specific project updates and outputs available in Hortlink 2017, edition 1.
Australian sweet persimmon industry development project – phase 4
Project Code: PR13007
Status: Ongoing project
Established in 2014 and due for completion during 2017, this project is fourth in a line of projects with a focus on developing new technologies and management strategies for the industry.
It has major objectives 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.
Persimmon industry extension and communication program
Current marketing activity
Information on recent marketing activity can be found on the persimmon page of Hortlink 2017, edition 1.
Order a Final Report
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|
|2||March 3, 2017||Sydney, NSW||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||August 1, 2016|
|Persimmon||Sydney, NSW||March 3, 2017|