Every autumn Australian almond industry committees and collaborating researchers take part in a R&D forum to present the latest updates on almond projects providing an opportunity to hear all the latest in almond research and speak directly with researchers, and to network with other members within the almond industry.
Please find below a copy of the presentations from the previous forums. For further information in regard to the day please contact the Almond Board of Australia office.
|Welcome and introduction||Ross Skinner & Ben Brown, Almond Board of Australia|
|Screening almond rootstocks for resistance to Meloidogyne spp. (root knot) nematodes||Peter Clingeleffer, CSIRO|
|Australian almond breeding program – secondary evaluation and commercialisation||Michelle Wirthensohn, University of Adelaide|
|Enhancing pollination efficiency of almonds||Saul Cunningham, CSIRO|
|Impact of irrigation on light interception and almond productivity||Dave Monks, DEDJTR|
|06 Incidence and management of hull rot in almond orchards||Chin Gouk, DEDJTR|
|Spray coverage and dosage assessments in Australian almond orchards||Brett Rosenzweig, Almond Board of Australia|
|Managing carob moth in almond orchards||David Madge, DEDJTR|
|Carpophilus beetle, a new pest in almond orchards||Mofakhar Hossain, DEDJTR|
|Aspergillus spp., aflatoxins and almond food safety||Chin Gouk, DEDJTR|
|Impact of hulling and shelling of almonds||Maryam Shirmohammadi, University of SA|
|Storage, aeration and dehydration of almonds||Michael Coates, University of SA|
|OrchardNet®, a web based management software tool for benchmarking almond orchards||Ben Brown, Almond Board of Australia|