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HMA NSW Fruit Care Update

Fruit Card workshop

HMA NSW Fruit Care update Friday 24 August

Dural Country Club 662A Old Northern Road Dural 2158

9:30 – 10 am arrival

10 am - Andrew Jessup presentation on fruit fly control. Andrew is a horticultural entomologist who has spent more than 20 years working with Queensland fruit fly.

11:30 am - Dr Nerida Donovan presentation on citrus canker. Nerida is a plant pathologist with the NSW DPI who specialises in citrus.

12:00 –  Martin Horwood  Identifying tomato/potato psyllid. Martin is a Senior Plant Biosecurity Officer with Greater Sydney Local Land Services.

1:30 pm –   Visit to Engall’s Nursery to see what’s happening in citrus/fruit trees.  Here we can have a discussion on the benefits, downsides of modern rootstocks etc.

Cost: HMA NSW members $20,  Non-members $25

To book:          https://www.trybooking.com/WWRO