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Conference amongst the wild flowers in Perth Australia

Don’t miss this wonderful conference amongst the wild flowers in Perth Australia. VIII International Symposium on New Ornamental Crops, XII International Protea Research Symposium and XVII International Protea Association Conference  20 to 24 August, 2015.   The organising committee is looking forward to welcoming you, as a member of the International Protea Association, to the […]

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VIII International Symposium on New Ornamental Crops, XII International Protea Research Symposium

Deadline for Abstracts Extended to 28th February 2015 VIII International Symposium on New Ornamental Crops, XII International Protea Research Symposium and XVII International Protea Association Conference 20 to 24 August, 2015. Thank you to those who have already submitted Abstracts for this conference. We have had an excellent response from across the globe, however the […]

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Perth to host international conference on Proteaceae and new ornamental crops

A unique opportunity awaits ornamental plant researchers, growers and marketers in August when Australia hosts the VIII International Symposium on New Ornamental Crops, the XII International Protea Research Symposium and the XVII International Protea Association Conference. Combining these three conferences in one is a first and will offer delegates more opportunities to hear from an […]

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‘Walking on the wild side’ – create floral design with wildflowers: CD available now

Promotion opportunity for increasing florist use of our floral products WildFlowers Australia recently held a floral evening to demonstrate and celebrate the creative and innovative use of Australian and South African native flowers in floristry. The arrangements created on the evening were photographed and are available on CD. This is a great opportunity to show […]

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Second call announcement

Second Announcement and Call for Abstracts http://protea-new-ornamentals2015.org/ VIII International Symposium on New Ornamental Crops, XII International Protea Research Symposium and XVII International Protea Association Conference Perth Australia 20 to 24 August, 2015 The Conference will provide a forum for researchers from around the globe to present the latest research on developing new ornamental crops for […]

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2014 WildFlowers Australia national student floristry competition

Winners just announced! This year the judges had the complex task of assessing 83 entries from 9 colleges, entered in one of three categories. The students put in a huge effort, and there were many wonderful and innovative entries. Now the judging is complete. For a full report, please visit the website at http://www.wildflowersaustralia.com.au/floristry-competition Photos […]

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e-book on Proteas Propagation – Dr Juan Alberto Rodriguez-Pérez

In this book the different methods used in the propagation of South African proteas are described: by seed, stem cuttings, budding, grafting and micropropagation. In seed propagation, detailed information on the types of seed, seed dormancy, seed disinfection, sowing time, sowing, fungicide treatment and transplanting is given. In stem cuttings propagation, the book treats of […]

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