Regional research workshop in Hawkes Bay

Wed, Jun. 20, 2018 10:00am — 4:00pm | Hawkes Bay

You are invited to attend this full day SummerGreen regional research workshop at PFR, Havelock North. Summerfruit NZ's R&D manager Chris Hale and SummerGreen facilitator Terry Fraser have put together a programme showcasing the latest outcomes from our research projects and more. Our workshops allow you to speak directly with the scientists and have a close up look at the projects.

As lunch will be provided and refreshments will follow at the end of the workshop, please RSVP to Terry Fraser on 021 223 4217 or email 



Introduction Chris Hale

Managing Pathogen Resistance in Summerfruit Project

Brown rot – Hawkes Bay Peter Wood

Resistance testing – What’s involved Mark Braithwaite

Botrytis – Central Otago Peter Wood

Bacterial diseases – Hawkes Bay Virginia Marroni


Benchmarking agrichemical use Peter Lo

Other summerfruit research projects

Future Orchard Planting Systems (FOPS) Jill Stanley

Pollination Milena Janke

Evaluation of new selections Jill Stanley

Refreshments will follow the session

Time: 10am to 4pm

Date: Wednesday, 20 June

Location: Plant & Food Research, Crosses Road, Havelock North

If you have any questions regarding this workshop, please don't hesitate to contact Terry.


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