Development and delivery of germplasm for sandalwood and whitewood in Vanuatu and northern Australia

Tony Page, John Doran, Hanington Tate, David Dore, Michael Tabi, Mesek Sethy, David Lee, John Huth, Victoria Graham

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Abstract

This project undertook research to improve and deploy genetic resources to maximise the potential value of the whitewood (Endospermum medullosum) and sandalwood (Santalum austrocaledonicum) industries in Vanuatu.

The project incorporated a range of activities to achieve these objectives, which included; the (a) advancement of seed orchard programs, (b) creation of advanced progeny trials, (c) establishment of gene resource populations, and (d) development of demonstration plots to guide current and prospective growers in key regions.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationCanberra, ACT
PublisherAustralian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)
Commissioning bodyAustralian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)
Number of pages63
ISBN (Print)9781925436334
Publication statusPublished - 16 Mar 2016
Externally publishedYes

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