Territory Stories

Information Booklet Research Development and extension undertaken in Plant based Industries in the NT from 1997 to 2007



Information Booklet Research Development and extension undertaken in Plant based Industries in the NT from 1997 to 2007

Other title

Tabled paper 1376


Tabled papers for 10th Assembly 2005 - 2008; Tabled papers; ParliamentNT




Tabled By Christopher Natt


Made available by the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory under Standing Order 240. Where copyright subsists with a third party it remains with the original owner and permission may be required to reuse the material.




Tabled papers

File type




Copyright owner

See publication



Parent handle


Citation address


Page content

Topic Crop Year Description Location Objective ReferenceSource V Forestry 1997-04 Agroforestry CPHRF/ Douglas Daly Research and development, extension, education and training in agroforestry. TB273 - pg160-163 TB278 - pg11-14 TB286 - pg15-18 TB295 - pg29-32 TB304 - pg32-34 TB319 - pg59-61 V Forestry 1998-03 Species testing and genetic improvement of forest trees for the NT RIRDC/ LWRRDC/ FWPRDC joint venture agroforestry program CPHRF Develop a farm forestry industry in the NT by providing information on adaptability and potential growth rates of existing high quality native and exotic genotypes on a range of sites in the region. TB278 - pg16 TB286 - pg14 TB304 - pg34-38 TB313- pg35-39 PD Forestry 1999-01 Insect pests of Acacia mangium plantations on Melville Island Melville Is/Darwin Identify insect species found on Acacia mangium and determine their pest status. TB286 - pg237-238 TB295 - pg204-205 V Forestry 2001-03 Evaluation of teak Douglas Daly Evaluate a number of propagation methods to determine the most suitable for teak when planted in Blain soil type. TB304 - pg38-39 TB313- pg40-41 V Forestry 2003-07 African mahogany tree improvement program Darwin/ Katherine Improve stem straightness. Establish grafted clones of these trees. Establish clonal seed orchard. Plant a second-cycle, base population as open-pollinated, GRO families and infusions to enable future selection of superior, second - generation trees. TB319 - pg62-64 TB325 - pg254-258 TB327 - pg4 EX Other Indigenous Horticulture Development 2004-07 Community gardens Darwin Facilitate the establishment of community market gardens on Indigenous Communities and to use the experience gained in the process to refine the Crops, Forestry and Horticulture Indigenous development strategy and methodologies. TB325 - pg194-195 TB323 - pg220-221 TB325 - pg194-195 TB327 - pg51 EX Other - Indigenous Horticulture Development 2005-07 Development of skills for indigenous employment in commercial horticulture Central Australia Facilitate training for Anmatjere people to enable them to develop skills in horticulture production to gain employment in the industry in the Ti Tree region. T B 325 -pg 195-196 TB327 - pg50 E Other - Indigenous Horticulture Development 2006-07 An environmental management plan for Centrefarm Aboriginal horticulture programs Central Australia Produce a series of Environmental Management Plans that will provide environmental policies, strategies and guidelines for individual Centrefarm projects at all stages of development. TB327 - pg52 Northern Territory Government, 2007 Page 36 of 37 Summary: Number of projects researched (per region, per crop) Region Fruit Vegetables Ornamentals Pasture, Field & Fodder Crops Forestry Other Total Darwin & Douglas Daly 66 33 34 56 6 6 201 Katherine 63 14 2 28 2 3 112 Central Australia 42 1 2 1 - 4 50 TOTALS 171 45 38 85 8 13 *363 * Note some projects are listed in more than one region which has increased the total from 318 to 363 Fruit Banana Citrus Mango Tropical Fruit Sub-Tropical Fruit Table Grapes Others 149 Projects 9 projects 30 projects 50 projects 21 projects 7 projects 24 projects 8 projects Vegetables Asian Vegetables Asparagus Others 45 Projects 23 projects 5 projects 17 projects Ornamentals Cut-flowers Nursery Others 35 Projects 19 projects 7 projects 9 project Pasture, Field & Fodder Crops Pasture Crops Peanuts Cotton Fodder Sesame Soybean Weeds Maize Others 74 Projects 12 projects 12 projects 12 projects 6 projects 3 projects 2 projects 16 projects 2 projects 9 projects Forestry African Mahogany Teak Others 6 Projects 1 project 1 project 4 projects Others Indigenous Horticulture Development Post-entry Quarantine Others 9 projects 3 projects 2 projects 4 projects Northern Territory Government, 2007 Page 5 of 37

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are advised that this website may contain the names, voices and images of people who have died, as well as other culturally sensitive content. Please be aware that some collection items may use outdated phrases or words which reflect the attitude of the creator at the time, and are now considered offensive.

We use temporary cookies on this site to provide functionality.
By continuing to use this site without changing your settings, you consent to our use of cookies.