Project final report

Management of fruit quality and pest infestation on mango and mangosteen to meet technical market access - final report

Date released
01 June 2019

Peter Johnson Senior Horticulturalist, Department of Agriculture and Food Western Australia Tara Slaven Development Officer, Department of Agriculture and Food Western Australia


Mangosteen and mango are two important economic fruit crops for Indonesia with a strong domestic and export demand. But there has been a lack of successful international market penetration for both fruits, which could be attributed to the low percentage of export quality fruit produced.

This project aimed to improve the international competitiveness of Indonesia's mango and mangosteen industries. Major objectives were:

  1. to identify technical and phytosanitary requirements for fresh mango and mangosteen in key markets and analyse appropriate strategies to overcome current technical market access constraints;
  2. to improve fruit quality from production to consumption using good agricultural practices; 
  3. to conduct the necessary phytosanitary disinfestation treatments to selected export markets;
  4. to build capacity in the mango and mangosteen industries to conduct integrated and targeted research, development and extension programs.

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