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Potato Tuber Moth meeting 1st July 3pm

1st July 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 2nd July 2022 @ 6:00 pm

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This will be preceded on the 30th June by field and shed walks with the PNZ team, agronomists and researchers. Contact for itinerary.

Potato New Zealand (PNZ) Potato Tuber Moth Research Program meeting 3:00pm Friday 1st of July at the Indian Hall, Pukekohe

PNZ would like to invite you to a grower / industry meeting to discuss a proposed research program aimed at managing Potato tuber Moth both in the field and in store. Associate Prof Clive Kaiser (an applied Horticultural Scientist with a proven track record of implementing effective IPM programs for existing and emerging insect pests and diseases), from Lincoln University will present on current management strategies, potential new approaches and possible research projects. Dr Iain Kirkwood (PNZ Technical Manager) will summarize a literature review and research already completed as part of the program.

Preliminary Agenda

  1. Outline research already completed as part of the program
  2. Outline a proposed field trail for the coming season
  3. Discuss ideas for the control of PTM in store
  4. Feed back from growers and Industry
  5. Future work program – spray efficacy trials, border crops, biological control etc

The primary objective for the meeting is to receive feedback from growers and industry on the proposed program and any suggested improvements or additional research ideas.


1st July 2022 @ 3:00 pm
2nd July 2022 @ 6:00 pm


Gemma Carroll


Pukekohe Indian Association Events Centre
57 Ward Street
Pukekohe, 2120 New Zealand
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