Research

Research

The Faculty of Biosciences and Landscape Architecture at the University College Ghent in Belgium conducts horticultural research on various aspects of kiwiberry production.

BSc Projects
“Propagation of kiwiberry (Actinidia arguta)”, 2008.

“Effect of chloride uptake on nutrient balance and sprout development of young kiwiberry plants”, 2009.

MSc Theses
“Pilot study on commercial kiwiberry (Actinidia arguta) production”, June 2007.

“Improving kiwiberry (Actinidia arguta) production”, June 2008.

"propagation of kiwiiberry (A. arguta)", June, 2008

"Influence of chlorine on nutrient uptake and shoot growth of kiwiberry (A. arguta)", June 2009

"Nutritional aspects of kiwiiberry (A. arguta)", June 2010

"Optimalisation of fruit setting of kiwiberry (A. arguta", June 2012

"Evolution of fruit growth, leaf and fruit composition of kiwiberry (A. arguta)", June 2013

PhD Research
“Baseline study into the physiology and phenology of kiwiberry (Actinidia arguta) in order to improve production methods”, Elly Vaes, 2009-2013 (in progress)

Projects supported by the Belgian Province of East Flanders – Grants for Sustainable Development in Horticulture and Agriculture
“Improving kiwiberry (Actinidia arguta) production methods for a sustainable production in Flanders”, 2007-2008.

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“Perspectives and new opportunities for a sustainable production of kiwiberries (Actinidia arguta) in Flanders”, 2008-2009

“Harvest optimization and quality assessment