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Grafting? Protect your investment
28 June 2018

A reminder to all growers considering grafting this winter to protect their orchard investments by following good biosecurity rules. These apply whether grafting one plant, one hectare or a whole new development block.

·         Select budwood from the cleanest source, or from within your own orchard.

·         Budwood can be moved between properties owned by the same legal entity within the same Psa region. Contact KVH for all other movements – permissions may be required.

·         KPINs supplying budwood off their orchard must register annually and complete a simple budwood risk management plan.  

·         Keep records of budwood source and where budwood is used. An orchard map is a good way of meeting GAP requirement.

·         All other distributors of budwood, such as packhouses and grafters should check their requirements with KVH. Email or phone 0800 665 825. 

Kiwifruit Vine Health

25 Miro St
Mount Maunganui
Tauranga 3116

Tel:  0800 665 825
Fax: 07 574 7591