R&D project list

R&D Program Investment

PF22000 National Passionfruit Breeding Program
PF16000 Passionfruit industry minor use program
PF22001 Communication program for the passionfruit industry
MT18006 Biosecurity plan for the lychee, papaya and passionfruit industries
ST22001, ST22003 and ST22004 Generation of data for pesticide permit applications in horticulture

During the 2021/22 financial year, all Australian horticulture industries also contribute to across-industry projects addressing issues that affect horticulture as a whole.

Visit Project Summaries for financial documents and information on this program.

For more information on new, ongoing, and completed R&D projects for the passionfruit industry, visit the passionfruit page.

Did you know that as a passionfruit levy payer you can order a copy of any Hort Innovation funded passionfruit project free of charge?

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R&D Project Snapshot

Passionfruit industry communications program (PF22001)

Status: Mid-way through

The overall aim of the industry communication programme is to provide an efficient and effective methodology to communicate relevant and timely information across and within all grower groups, the supply chain members and associated stakeholders within the Australian passionfruit industry.  Of the four priority outcomes laid out in the Strategic Industry Plan (SIP) for Passionfruit 2022-26, this project will directly support;

OUTCOME 1: Industry supply, productivity and sustainability

  • By providing structured communication mechanisms to accelerate widespread use of existing and new R&D findings and proven management practices that will help growers reduce the costs associated with pests, weeds and diseases

OUTCOME 3: Extension and capability

  • To manage knowledge, relationships, systems and processes required to communicate and collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders

This proposal will deliver the continued communication mechanisms required for the Australian passionfruit levy-payer industry to support the achievement of the priority outcomes laid out in the SIP, through a combination of well organised field days, timely and relevant written communications and the dissemination of best practice benchmarked from best-in-class industries.