Thursday, August 04, 2016
Rewarding results in salads through enhanced breeding focus for Northern Australia
The National Horticultural & Innovation Expo 2016 recently held in Northern Australia proved to be a very productive and successful event for the Australian vegetable seeds business of Bayer.
As a major iceberg growing region in Australia, Bayer was also pleased to showcase new iceberg lines suitable for South-East Queensland production. Alongside the current winter options of Winterfell and Densilva, Bayer also promoted new autumn harvest varieties of NUN 01163 LTL and NUN 01172 LTL, and NUN 01166 LTL for mid-late winter harvest.
* Under application for Plant Breeder’s Rights in Australia
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Farms located along the Australian East Coast are famous for their high-quality vegetable produce. By applying clever farming strategies, many Australian vegetable farmers perform a year-round business.
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