Australian bio-active honey plantations
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A bit of background ?
The origin of Manuka
Australia’s unique position
Why do we need plantations ?
Will plantations cause an over-supply problem ?
Australian Leptospermum Species
Choosing a plantation species ?
What are the site preparation essentials ?
Can I grow manuka or jelly bush near the sea?
Developing a plantation in the drier inland regions of Australia
What is the best spacing and orientation?
Can I get a variety of flower colours?
What is the best site?
What is the best time to plant ?
Is irrigation required?
How long before they flower? 🆕
What about browsing animals ? 🆕
Can I run stock in the plantation?
Do I need to apply fertiliser?
Leptospermum and Agricultural Chemicals ?
How is bio-activity measured?
How do I know the seedlings are going to be bio-active?
Plant Selection and Breeding to Improve Leptospermum Performance 🆕
Moving Towards Level 3 Genetics 🆕
DHA, UMF & MGO explained
How many hives and how much honey per hectare?
What about the seedlings ?
Can I harvest the foliage to produce ‘manuka’ oil ?
Integrated farming opportunities ?
Land aquisition for a commercial scale project?
Think outside the box ?
Crawl before you walk ?
What project planning tools are available?
Useful and/or Informative Links
Contact & Comments
Australian Bio-active Leptospermum
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