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New R&D report on KVH website
31 October 2014

Prunetec - Invitro study of Psa survival in PruneTec (Wound protectant)

The purpose of this trial was to carry out an invitro study of Psa survival in wound protectant (PruneTec).

Wound protectants are used to protect wounds following pruning and grafting. Kiwifruit vines are pruned to remove excess wood in summer and to structure the vine in winter. Pruning wound dressings generally contain a bactericide that aimed at providing protection from bacterial infections. This report presents the evaluation of PruneTec 20001948 wound protectant tested against Psa-V to determine efficacy under laboratory conditions.

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