Onion Growing

National Vegetable Industry Centre, Yanco - NSW DPI AgFacts

Type: Factsheet
Knowledge level: Introductory

Farm Table says:

Site selection is critical to a successful onion crop - but what else do you need to consider?  This fact sheet gives a good overview of what is required.

This fact sheet is produced by NSW DPI and looks at onion growing.

New South Wales produces about 32,000 tonnes of onions annually. This figure represents 15 per cent of the total Australian production

The NSW onion crop is planted in May–June and harvested from early November to the end of December.

The key topics covered include:

  • variety selection
  • sowing
  • site selection
  • irrigation
  • nutrition
  • harvesting and curing
  • weed control
  • pest disease and management
2005 - Australia - National Vegetable Industry Centre, Yanco - NSW DPI AgFacts
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