Vegetables New Zealand

Brassica

The Brassica Crop Advisory Group represents growers of broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, kale, cauliflower, swedes, turnips, radish, broccoflower and Asian greens.

The three main crops are broccoli, cabbage and cauliflower. Almost all production is consumed on the domestic market. A small amount of cabbage is exported to Hong Kong, Malaysia, and Thailand.

 

Statistics (2012)

Brassicas Overview

 

Broccoli

Cabbage

Cauliflower

 
Number of Growers 150 150 120  
Area planted 2,000 hectares 800 hectares 1,000 hectares  
Production 19,000 tonnes 35,000 tonnes 38,000 tonnes  
Exports        

Source: Statistics New Zealand

Research

Great White Butterfly

November 2014: Great White Butterfly report update

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Recent developments in the management of Diamondback Moth in New Zealand  “An integrated pest management (IPM) program for vegetable brassicas”   

November 2011: Recent developments in management of diamondback moth (DBM), Plutella xylostella, in New Zealand include reassessment of the status of insecticide resistance, and updating the insecticide resistance management rotation strategy for DBM within the context of a revised integrated pest management (IPM) program for vegetable brassicas.

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Allen Lim (Director / VNZI Board Member)
Jade Garden Produce
31 Lincoln Rolleston Road RD 8
Christchurch 7678
Phone: 03 347 7272
Fax: 03 342 8568
Mobile: 027 282 8567
e: allen@jadegarden.co.nz

Mark O’Connor (VNZI Board Member)
Appleby Fresh Ltd
22 Blackbyre Road RD 1
Richmond 7081
Phone: 03 544 4025
Mobile: 021 241 2361
e: applebyfresh@xtra.co.nz

Mike Arnold
LeaderBrand South Island Ltd
416 Chertsey Road RD 2
Ashburton 7772
Phone: 03 303 5387
Fax: 03 303 5386
Mobile: 021 526 657
e: mike@lbsi.co.nz

Ganpat Hari
RC Hari & Sons Ltd
PO Box 21
Pukekohe 2340
Phone: 09 238 8893
Fax: 09 238 8718
Mobile: 021 957 522
e: info@rchproduce.co.nz

Gareth Knox
LeaderBrand Produce Ltd
P O Box 648
Gisborne 4040
Phone: 06 867 3863
Mobile: 021 223 6969
e: garethk@leaderbrand.co.nz

Gordon Sue
B S Young
69 Buller Road
Levin 5510
Phone: 06 368 7739
Fax: 06 368 7736
Mobile: 027 444 2380
e: