SA02WB-02: Ground Prep, Fallow Management, Bed Formation, Planting - Aussie Pineapples

SA02WB-02: Ground Prep, Fallow Management, Bed Formation, Planting

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Research Site/Demonstration Number: SA02WB-02
Grower Collaborator: Amaryllis Farming
Location: Gooburrum Road, Gooburrum
State Date: July 2020


OUTLINE

To introduce, develop and evaluate precision injection practices into pineapple planting systems targeting improved plant and root establishment.


OBJECTIVES

  1. To improve the methodology for better application of inputs in the planting operation.
  2. To improve plant and root establishment in the initial six months of growth.
  3. To improve the application of pesticide, fertiliser and root stimulants throughout the pineapple lifecycle.
  4. To improve plant establishment in drought conditions.
  5. To evaluate the cost effectiveness of injection and improvements in crop yield.

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