Centre for Horticultural Science


Driving innovation and industry adoption

The Centre for Horticultural Science delivers improvements to productivity, profitability and sustainability of horticulture industries. Our world-class researchers drive innovation and industry adoption to increase the competitiveness of Australia’s horticultural industries globally.

We work in close collaboration with government, industry and growers to boost innovation, productivity and economic growth.

Centre Director
Professor Neena Mitter

Tel +61 7 334 66513

    Meeting the plant supply for increasing demand has become challenging due to difficulty in rootstock propagation. Rooting an avocado cutting is cumbersome, thus has forced the industry to depend on genetically diverse and seasonally available seedling rootstocks for tree production.

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