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New positive orchard in Gisborne
9 July 2015

Last week a new Psa-V positive result was reported on a Hort16A orchard in Gisborne – the first positive result since March. Red exudate was detected on vines following a recent pruning round.

Winter pruning is a good opportunity to monitor orchards for suspicious symptoms as every vine is visited.

Growers on not-detected orchards who suspect Psa-V or other unusual symptoms are required to report these to KVH on 0800 665 825 or email info@kvh.org.nz so lab testing can be carried out (or in recovery regions Psa-V can be verified by suitably trained packhouse personnel.)

Kiwifruit Vine Health

25 Miro St
Mount Maunganui
Tauranga 3116

Tel:  0800 665 825
Fax: 07 574 7591

Email: info@kvh.org.nz