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Tomato waste at rotten levels: USC study
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Tomato waste at rotten levels: USC study

Supermarket demands for premium, unblemished fruit and vegetables are contributing to alarming waste in Queensland’s tomato growing industry, according to a University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) study. Researchers followed two supply chains from Bundaberg, one of Australia’s largest tomato growing regions, and found up to 87% of undamaged, edible […]

Field Guide to Eucalypts Volume 2; South-western and Southern Australia
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Field Guide to Eucalypts Volume 2; South-western and Southern Australia

Fully revised and updated Third Edition By Ian Brooker and David Kleinig ( Bloomings Books, 2016, Hardback, 562 pages, $129rrp) The Eucalypts are the epitome of the Australian landscape, expressing in its one genus its essence and distinctiveness.     — Sir Otto Frankel This series is widely regarded throughout the world […]

Conference team from HTSA and steering committee of Therapeutic Horticulture Australia Inc.
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Australian Therapeutic Landscapes Conference 2017, Adelaide

Gardening to improve your health and wellbeing is becoming increasingly popular. This was demonstrated by the large number of speakers showcasing their therapeutic gardening programs at the Australian Therapeutic Landscapes Conference 2017 held in Adelaide on 13 October 2017. Research was sited in presentations to validate the idea that gardening […]