PSTVd CoP March 2023
Code of Practice for the Management of Potato Spindle Tuber Viroid (PSTVd) in Greenhouse Crops.
PDF, 267 KB.
Energy reduction tools and resources for covered crop growers
EECA have created a webpage in collaboration with industry experts with tools and resources available for growers to reduce their energy demand, driving down energy related costs.
Energy reduction workshop videos
Videos from the covered crops energy reduction workshop are available to view. They provide topics focusing on all thing's energy related for covered crop growers including energy reduction opportunities, fuel switching methods, geothermal energy in horticulture and industry allocation.
Greenhouse energy efficiency 2022
Reducing energy use for greenhouse climate control toward decarbonisation of covered crops in New Zealand
Growers of covered crops in the Netherlands have been addressing the energy challenge for over a decade, and developed innovative glasshouse control technology and practices.
PDF, 49 MB.
Black-grass management guide for New Zealand growers
Author and content: Foundation for Arable Research - Blackgrass management guide for NZ growers.
PDF, 675 KB.
General principles for good management practices for growers using biopesticides (Dec 2021)
Acknowledgement: Author and Content: A Lighter Touch – Biopesticides good management practice 2021
PDF, 772 KB.
Energy efficiency for growers – technology scan
This ‘innovative technology for transition to a low-carbon greenhouse industry’ technology scan gives a comprehensive overview from the Dutch tomato industry.
PDF, 5.1 MB.
Melon Food Safety Production and Packing Advisory - Code of Practice
PDF, 665 KB.
On farm biosecurity manual - outdoor crops
PDF, 4.4 MB.
On farm biosecurity manual - covered crops
PDF, 3.6 MB.
Brassica IPM manual order form - growers
PDF, 323 KB.
Brassica IPM manual order form - non-growers
PDF, 119 KB.
Lettuce IPM manual order form - growers
PDF, 76 KB.
Lettuce IPM manual order form - non-growers
PDF, 76 KB.
Pest Fact Sheets
The following fact sheets have been assembled to assist vegetable growers in recognising and monitoring exotic pests of concern to their industry. It is recommended that your staff, in particular those that carry out your crop monitoring, be familiar with
Priority pest review for vegetables - Sept 2023
PDF, 602 KB.
Fall Army Worm
PDF, 144 KB.
Pepino Mosaic Virus (PepMV)
PDF, 151 KB.
Cucurbit Yellow Stunting Disorder Virus (CYSDV)
PDF, 114 KB.
Banded Cucumber Beetle
PDF, 126 KB.
Sweet Potato Weevil
PDF, 133 KB.
Western Corn Rootworm
PDF, 130 KB.
Tarnished Plant Bug
PDF, 111 KB.
Cucumber Green Mottle Mosaic Virus (CGMMV)
PDF, 167 KB.
Black Bean Aphid
PDF, 140 KB.
Capsicum Chlorosis Virus (CaCV)
PDF, 111 KB.
PDF, 112 KB.
PDF, 163 KB.
PDF, 128 KB.
Vegetable Leaf Miners
PDF, 159 KB.
PDF, 129 KB.
Red Spider Mite
PDF, 127 KB.
Root Knot Nemotode
PDF, 159 KB.
The following information has been collated as a resource for reference, training or display when considering what biosecurity practices to implement on your farm.
PDF, 170 KB.
Boot wash procedure
PDF, 155 KB.
Pest, disease and weed monitoring
PDF, 115 KB.
Pest, disease and weed surveillance
PPTX, 143 KB.
PDF, 349 KB.
On-farm vehicle and machinery cleaning
PDF, 281 KB.
Farm biosecurity best practice checklist
PDF, 319 KB.
PDF, 407 KB.
Links for more information
- AsureQuality Limited
- Agrichemical Manual
- Agrecovery Foundation
- Horticulture New Zealand
- New Zealand Avocado
- New Zealand GAP
- New Zealand Horticulture Export Authority
- NZ Kiwifruit Growers Inc
- SGS New Zealand
- Vegetables promotion
- 5+ A Day
- New Zealand Apples & Pears
- Constitution and Rules of Vegetables New Zealand Inc. (16 Sept 2016)