WANTED - bud-rot trial sites for 2014

21 August 2014

The Zespri OPC and Innovation teams are looking for potential orchard sites for 2014-15 bud-rot prevention trials. Orchard criteria requested are:

  • Te Puke/Tauranga sites that have suffered severe bud-rot
  • Strip male block configuration is preferred
  • Around 60-100 vines are required for the trial area

A range of treatments are planned including different pre-flower girdling timings and spray programmes.

Please contact Zespri’s Will Max on 0274 381 428 or 07 572 7776 or email [email protected] if you can assist.