NY00040 - 29th Annual Conference 2001 IPPS

The 29th Annual Conference of the Australian region of the International Plant Propagators' society (IPPS) was held in Canberra 17-20 May 2001. The purpose of the conference was to promote greater knowledge of plant propagation techniques, technology transfer of information about plant cultivation and nursery hygiene and enhance networking among participants. The conference was attended by 180 participants whose background included nursery managers and their staff, educators, industry leaders, staff from botanic gardens and students. There were 18 technical papers presented under the following headings: research, seed propagation, irrigation, cut flowers difficult species to strike and nursery hygiene.