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Commercial Evaluation of Green & Gold ® A Persimmon IPM System Trevor Lupton Lewis Wright Ltd Gisborne.

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1 Commercial Evaluation of Green & Gold ® A Persimmon IPM System Trevor Lupton Lewis Wright Ltd Gisborne

2 Green & Gold ® A NZ Persimmon IPM System Science Based Science Based Developed Developed Lifecycle studies Lifecycle studies Field trials Field trials Gisborne, Waikato/South Auckland, Northland Gisborne, Waikato/South Auckland, Northland

3 Green & Gold ® October 2001:PIC Released Green & Gold ® Manual to all Growers October 2001:PIC Released Green & Gold ® Manual to all Growers Slow Adoption: Broad Spectrum Insecticides Available & Cheap Slow Adoption: Broad Spectrum Insecticides Available & Cheap Monitoring: Hassle Factor Monitoring: Hassle Factor Reliable Outcomes From Current Insecticides Reliable Outcomes From Current Insecticides

4 Commercial Evaluation of Green & Gold ® 3 Year Project Involving: Soft Insecticides (not OPs or SPs) Soft Insecticides (not OPs or SPs) Monitoring Monitoring Thresholds to Justify Insecticide Use Thresholds to Justify Insecticide Use Improved Spray Application Coverage Improved Spray Application Coverage Comparison with Standard Approach Comparison with Standard Approach

5 Commercial Evaluation of Green & Gold ® 2003/04: Preliminary Evaluation Green & Gold: 5 Insecticides (only 1 post flowering threshold justified appn) Standard: 9 Insecticides (NB: preliminary to the 3-year project)

6 Commercial Evaluation of Green & Gold ® 600 Fruit Assessed at Harvest 2004: G & GStandard G & GStandard Leafroller41 Scale40 Mealy Bug20 Spiders 23 10

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8 Future Year 1; 4 growers, 0.5 ha each, current sprayer coverage, improving spray coverage, nozzles, adjuvants, sprayer types Year 1; 4 growers, 0.5 ha each, current sprayer coverage, improving spray coverage, nozzles, adjuvants, sprayer types Year 2-3; more growers and regions, monitoring thresholds, insect control Year 2-3; more growers and regions, monitoring thresholds, insect control Outcome; Updated G&G, and commercially viable G&G programme. Outcome; Updated G&G, and commercially viable G&G programme.

9 Sponsors SFF; $28,400 SFF; $28,400 PIC; $15,000 PIC; $15,000 Fruitgrowers Charitable Trust; $5,000 Fruitgrowers Charitable Trust; $5,000


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