Events

Field walk 30 July 2021
Field trials on display at South Johnstone

Come along to South Johnstone research facility and:

  • see plant crop bunches in the new variety trial with non-Cavendish types including Lady Finger types, some CIRAD varieties, High Noon as well as a few Cavendish varieties (GCTCV 106 selection, Asia Pacific No. 1, Formosana and Williams
  • learn about the latest findings on the effects of early desuckering of tissue culture plants, which will get you thinking about your desuckering practices
  • gain insights into research looking at altering an aspect of the tissue culturing process which aims to reduce sucker production
  • hear an update on the nutrient rate trial being run at the research station.

This is a great opportunity to meet and chat with our banana researchers.

Event details:

When: Friday 30 July 2021
Time: 9:30am – 12:00pm (followed by light lunch)
Where: South Johnstone Research Station, 24 Experimental Station Road, South Johnstone (follow the signs and meet at the farm sheds).

Strict on-farm biosecurity practices will be implemented so please RSVP with your boot size by Tuesday 27 July
Phone or text Tegan Kukulies – 0459 846 053.

This is a COVID-19 safe event and you will be required to sign in. Please do not attend if you are unwell.

Extension events are funded as part of the National Banana Development and Extension Program (BA19004). This project is funded by Hort Innovation, using the Hort Innovation banana research and development levy, co-investment from the Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries and contributions from the Australian Government. Hort Innovation is the grower-owned, not-for-profit research and development corporation for Australian horticulture.