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Western Australia produces a range of horticultural commodities including fruit, vegetables, flowers, nursery products and wine as part of its fast $670 million growing horticultural industry. Natural advantages such as climate and clean environment, soils and water make Western Australia an ideal place to supply a variety of high quality produce to domestic and international markets.

The apple industry in Western Australia has reached optimal yields from well established orchards. Production is currently estimated at a value of $37 million. Western Australia is the second major apple exporter in Australia. Around 20 per cent of the state's production of 37,745 tonnes was exported in 2004.

Publication Date

2006

Series Number

4687

Publisher

Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia

City

Perth

Keywords

Apple industry, Orchards, Pink Lady, Sundowner, Export, Climate, Soils

Disciplines

Agriculture | Fruit Science | Horticulture

Apples at a glance from Western Australia

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