PMTV Update – August 2019

Please see the latest update about the Potato Mop-top Virus from MPI and Potatoes New Zealand. PNZ ask that all … Read More

On the home front – protecting your assets

by Gemma Carroll  The most recent biosecurity incursion has been a timely reminder of the importance of on farm biosecurity. … Read More

New Bio-Security poster

Biosecurity on the Farm. A useful reminder for potential vectors of pests and diseases on your farm. Display in your … Read More

New PCN Fact sheet.

A new PCN Fact Sheet entitled “Management of Potato Cyst Nematode in New Zealand Potato Crops” has been published by … Read More

How important is Potato virus S (PVS)?

John Fletcher – Plant and Food Research offers his perspective on the importance of Potatoe virus S (PVS)… Potato virus … Read More

Biosecurity inspector training well received

The inaugural Pest Management and Biosecurity Preparedness Workshop was held at Plant & Food Research in Lincoln in early November. … Read More

GPS – Finding the way in the event of a biosecurity incursion

One of the most important factors when dealing with an unwanted pest incursion is the ability to quickly identify locations … Read More

Farm Biosecurity – Key considerations

There has been a lot talk about farm biosecurity since the signing of Government Industry Agreement (GIA) – but what … Read More

Country Freedom for CLSo

New Zealand country freedom for Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum (CLso) haplotypes B, C, D and E. The Ministry for Primary Industries … Read More

Dickeya dianthicola found in Western Australia

Dickeya dianthicola has been found in a commercial potato crop north of Perth, Western Australia – read more… Dickeya dianthicola Photo … Read More

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