Kathryn Young

Research and Development Manager at Horticulture Australia Limited

Location:
Level 8 1 Chifley Square, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Company:
Horticulture Australia Limited
HQ Phone:
+61 2 8295 2300
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Last Updated 7/9/2017

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Employment History

Regional Product Manager (Asia Pac)  - Monsanto Company

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Horticulture Australia - News

"The increased production we've seen in the apple industry has resulted from the adoption of high density, small tree planting systems which lead to higher and earlier yields," explained Kathryn Young, HAL R&D Project Manager.
Work has also been done in the apple industry to gain a greater understanding of the physiology of crop load, which has led to the development of systems to manage high crop loads while ensuring high fruit quality. Kathryn also stated, "Relatively little work has been undertaken in mango, avocado and macadamia crops to understand the relationships between vegetative growth, flowering, fruit production and fruit quality. "As this is seen as the first stage of a long term research program, a target for industry adoption has not been set," said Kathryn.

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