South Australian Citrus under 16 hectares of netting
An excellent article has recently been posted online on Stock Journal (CLICK HERE for article), outlining the reasons a South Australian Citrus producer has installed 16 hectares of netting. Online version of article Stock Journal website Click Here
- increase premium quality fruit for Asian markets
- reduction of wind-blemish on fruit
- some shading benefits (reduction of sun-burn)
Weather stations are showing extra benefits too, reduced water use (via reduced evapotranspiration); or alternatively, larger yields on the same water input.
Follow this link to download a PDF version of the Stock Journal article.