APPLE NURSERY Evaluation
The Australian Pome Fruit Improvement Program® Ltd (APFIP) was established in 1997 and provides the Australian apple and pear industries with three main services:
- Certification of propagating material varieties and rootstocks to help remove known viruses from plant germplasm.
- Independent evaluation of new varieties.
- Represent the apple industry in matters that relate to quarantine and the introduction of new varieties.
- We build APFIP an online database a powerful tool for reporting and collation of Australian fruit variety data.
The Australian Pome Fruit Improvement Program® Ltd (APFIP) online database is a secure store of evaluation data. The database was set up in 2002 and allows suppliers, observers, administrators and visitors access to evaluation data reports in real time.