Informal Progress Report for Productschap Tuinbouw

Posted on 09. Oct, 2010 by in news

Informal progress reports for Productschap Tuinbouw project number 13824.

Project 2: Nutrient and irrigation requirements of cultivated and wild-harvested Proteaceae: Interactive fertilizer scheduling
Principal researcher: Mike Cramer
Funding allocation: € 16 000

Project 3: Screening Proteaceae material for resistance against Phytophthora root and collar rot
Principal researcher: Karien Bezuidenhoudt
Funding allocation: € 20 000

Project 4: Effect of MSB on vascular fungal disease control, oxidative stress control, decrease of the vegetative stage and yield increase of protea cultivars Leucospermum ‘Succession II’ and Protea ‘Brenda’.
Principal researcher: Carlos Gonzalez
Funding allocation: € 20 000

Project 5: Postharvest biology and technology of Leucadendron and Leucospermum under cold storage
Principal researcher: Lynn Hoffman, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
Funding allocation: € 16 000

Project 6: Enhancing Proteaceae flower and foliage postharvest life.
Principal researcher: Robert Paull
Funding allocation: € 22 000

Project 7: Control of leaf blackening as a postharvest disorder in Protea
Principal researcher: Lynn Hoffman, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
Funding allocation: € 14 000

Project 8: Post harvest processing and treatment of Leucospermum and Protea to transport to Dutch market by sea shipping
Principal researcher: Antonio Domingues
Funding allocation: € 20 000

Project 9: Leucadendron ‘Safari Sunset’: optimization of pre- and post-harvest management for quality improvement of the cut branches following prolonged sea transport
Principal researcher: Sonia Philosoph-Hadas, ARO, The Volcani Center, Israel
Funding allocation: € 20 000

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