Paper , Order, or Assignment Requirements
details on Potatoes production system including :
-Name of crop/animal: Common and scientific names
-Type of crop/animal: Fibre/human consumption/animal consumption
-Economic crop component: (e.g. flower, seed, root, stem, leaves, milk, meat)
-Significance: Value/importance of the crop/animal
-Areas grown/produced: Localities where it is grown in Australia (show
a map if appropriate). Why is it grown in these areas?
-Growth periods: Annual/Perennial crop? When is the crop grown
and why? Is this period different in different
-Economics: Typical returns/profitability of production?
Typical farming area required for profitable
-Pests/diseases of the crop/animal: Include types and appropriate control measures.
-Management constraints and
Common fertilisers, tillage practices,
drainage/irrigation constraints, management
practices (e.g. hail shelters, glasshouse practices)
-Infrastructure requirements: Processing (e.g. mills, crushes), transport