Psa-V, and other biosecurity threats are easily spread through infected plant material and unclean machinery, tools, people and vehicles. Good hygiene practices are essential to help prevent the spread of pests and diseases (including Psa-V) between vines, orchards and regions.
Orchard Hygiene Documents
The documents below cover minimal recommended best practice for general orchard hygiene including harvest hygiene; as well as sanitisation considerations. Growers may elect to use additional (more precautious) measures if they wish.
Psa-V Orchard Hygiene Guides
The following guides are quick, step-by-step, visual guides for use by growers, harvest workers, auditors, contractors and packhouses. Pocket guide versions are available from KVH on 0800 665 825 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
A poster version of the orchard Psa-V biosecurity pocket guide, translated into several languages, can be downloaded from the links below.
This short instructional video has been produced in English and Punjabi. Click on the links below to view the video.
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