ALL PROJECTS
HORT/2006/108 : The potential for tropical fruits production in Tonga: a feasibility and constraints analysis
This report summarises the findings of the tropical fruit feasibility study conducted in the kingdom of Tonga. It proposes project initiatives for consideration to develop and progress specific activities to improve the production of tropical fruits in Tonga, which directly and indirectly could raise Tongan domestic income and employment through an increase in the value...
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HORT/2007/210: Detection surveys for mango seed and pulp weevils in Sarangani, Davao del Sur and Samal Island, Mindanao, Philippines
Detection surveys for mango seed and pulp weevils were undertaken in the provinces of Sarangani, Davao del Sur and Samal Island in southern Mindanao, the Philippines to determine if mango seed and pulp weevils were present in mango fruit. Fruit surveys commenced in March 2007 and ended in February 2008. Mango seed and pulp weevils...
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CP/2007/002 : Establishment of fruit fly pest-free areas
Tephritid fruit flies are major horticultural insect pests in Indonesia, with 8 major pest species that cause enormous crop losses of most edible fruits and fruiting vegetables in Indonesia. Of greater economic impact are the associated quarantine requirements on international trade and the costs to national quarantine agencies in the applications of fruit fly quarantine...
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SMAR/2007/197 : The potential for mangoes in eastern Indonesia
Mangoes are one of the major fruit crops throughout Indonesia and are an important component of the horticulture industry in Nusa Tenggara Barat (NTB). They are particularly important in the drier, poorer areas of eastern Indonesia as a drought tolerant, secure source of income. Current markets are heavily supplied with the Harumanis variety with little...
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PLIA/2005/151: Philippines policy linkages scoping study
The agriculture sector remains an important pillar in the development of the Philippine economy. In the past decades, however, the sector’s growth performance has been weak that led to the erosion of its revealed comparative advantage especially vis-à-vis the other Asian countries. Low and declining productivity levels in almost all commodities have primarily accounted for...
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PLIA/2005/159: A constraints analysis of mango supply chain improvement in Pakistan
Objectives and Approach This Short Research Activity (SRA PLIA/2005/159) was undertaken as part of an Agriculture Sector Linkage Program (ASLP) between Pakistan and Australia, bringing together stakeholders involved in mango research, development and extension (RD&E). The aim of this SRA was to broadly identify and analyse the constraints currently limiting the competitiveness of supply chains...
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