Production & postharvest

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development contributes to the productivity, profitability and sustainability of plant-based agriculture. From broad scale dryland cropping systems to intensive irrigated production, we work with industry and business to address challenges in plant production through research and development, knowledge transfer and government policy settings.

Articles

  • The Australian National Mango Breeding Program was initiated in 1994 between four state, territory and federal agricultural organisations.

  • Establishing a healthy, productive orchard requires planning and preparation.

  • Three new mango varieties have been developed by the National Mango Breeding Program (NMBP). NMBP-1243 is a hybrid cross between Irwin and Kensington Pride (KP).

  • Establishing a healthy and productive orchard requires planning and preparation. You must first select a mango variety and then its propagation method.

  • Mango fruit produced in the Perth area is seasonally the latest in Australia and receives high prices in WA and interstate.