References and Acknowledgements


Jones A.; Lyrup Village – a century of association, 1894–1994.

Kilpatrick D.T.; Engel A.E.; 1965; Apricot gummosis; SA Department of Agriculture; 16 mm film; 18 mins.

Kilpatrick D.T.; 1968; Pruning for the Australian Gardener: a guide to the pruning of deciduous fruit trees and vines for the home gardener; Rigby Adelaide (125 pages).

Quinn G.; 1947; Fruit tree and grapevine pruning: a handbook for fruit and vine growers: working under the climatic and economic conditions prevailing in temperate Australia; 13th edition; Robins & Mullins (Melbourne).

Spurling M.B.; 1959; Blackheart of Apricots, SA Journal of Agriculture Vol 62 1958–59, p 80.

Rubel D.M.; 1959; Australian and South African canned deciduous fruit industries; US Department of Agriculture; FAS-M61 October 1959.

Wilson J.; 2014; 12th World Deciduous Canned Fruit Conference, South Africa Study Tour; Horticulture Australia Project No CF13700.


This article has been prepared by Barry Philp with assistance from the following contributors:

  • Phil Cole – irrigation
  • Ian Lewis – fruit marketing
  • Adrian Dahlenburg – post harvest handling
  • Frank Gathercole – crop research
  • John Steed – industry development
  • Darren Graetz – stone fruit breeding
  • Trevor Wicks – plant pathology
  • Geoff & Mary Thomas – extension services
  • Don & Bronwyn Plowman – editing

July 2016

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