KVH works closely with Zespri, Biosecurity New Zealand and others across the kiwifruit industry to ensure we are all prepared for Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB), if it were to arrive and establish here. This includes taking part in regular training and preparedness sessions, simulation exercises, hosting workshops, and developing joint workplans for how we would manage an incursion and long-term response.
We’ve recently updated two important documents available on our website toreflect advances in knowledge and international learnings:
· Read the BMSB Readiness Plan (A) for information about how the kiwifruit industry is ready for a New Zealand incursion.
· Read the BMSB Readiness Plan (B) for information about long term management considerations should BMSB establish in New Zealand.