Tree traits to boost macadamia production

Researchers from The University of Queensland have identified two desirable traits in macadamia trees to make orchards more productive and profitable.

Flower strips and hedges combine to boost bees in orchards

Researchers at the University of Freiburg have found that hedges and perennial flower strips are complementary in supporting wild bees in orchards by providing continuous resources over the growing season. The results are ...

'Digital twins' concept boosts food production

Using technology familiar to computer gamers, University of Queensland scientists are creating 'digital twins' of mango and macadamia orchards to help boost food production.

Researchers find 'sweet spot' for kiwifruit pollination

Plant & Food Research scientists and collaborators from the U.S. have compiled more than 30 years of field-based data from kiwifruit research to create "digital twins" of pollination processes in kiwifruit orchards, and have ...

More flowers around apple orchards can yield higher harvest

Apple growers should increase the amount of flowers around their apple orchards if they want to increase their harvest. A new study by researchers from Stockholm University, among others, shows that more pollinators, such ...

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