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2018-04-01 Industry must wean off sprays and on to biocontrol NZ Grower

2017-11      Spud science – NZ Gardener

2017-10-02 Psyllid defence: how to protect your crops – Stuff / NZ Gardener

2017-10-02 Carrot rust fly: chemical-free ways to prevent damage to your crops – NZ Gardener / Stuff

2017-09      How to grow a stunning potato crop (and avoid psyllid) – NZ Lifestyle Block

2017-08-23 Mesh ‘stunning’ in control of tomato potato psyllid – The Country

2017-08-03 Mesh ‘stunning’ in control of tomato potato psyllid – Otago Daily Times

2017-08-02 Potato blight problem solved – researcher – Rural News Group

2017-07-21 NZ: Mesh cheaper than chemicals in stopping potato psyllid – Potato News Today

2017-07-21 Mesh cheaper than chemicals in stopping potato disease disease – NZ Farmer / Stuff

2017-07-26 Mesh cheaper than chemicals in stopping potato disease – Field Notes.co.nz

2017-06-23 Taewa for Tea – Radio NZ Country Life

2017-04-26 Grower talk – mesh crop covers – Potatoes NZ

2017-04-21 Rural News, Mesh covers a possible answer to potato pest

2017-04-07 RNZ’s Country Life Cover Story, For the first time, New Zealand potatoes are getting the mesh test.

2017-03-22 Mesh Keeps Pests Off Potatoes: NZ research – Spud Smart

2017-03-17 NZ research shows huge potential for mesh covered potato crops – Fresh Plaza

2017-03-17 Mesh cover highly effective at keeping pests off potatoes, Lincoln University researchers find – PotatoPro.com

2017-03-10 Get Growing magazine on using mesh to grow tomatoes with exceptional results

2015-10      NZ Gardener Psyllids and mesh

2015-03-23 Non-chemical pest control method showing exciting results – AgScience blog

2015-03-23 NZ: Mesh cover to fight potato pests – Fresh Plaza

2015-03-23 New Zealand: Mesh cover to fight potato pests Global Plant Protection News

2015-03-23 Radio New Zealand Morning Rural News

2015-03-18 Non-chemical pest control method showing exciting results – Yahoo

2015-03-18 Non-chemical pest control method showing exciting results – Scoop – Sci Tech

2014-12-12 Anti-psyllid mesh proves effective – Otago Daily Times

2014-11-04 TVNZ’s One News, Mesh nets could be potato industry’s saviour

2014-04-14 TVNZ Rural Delivery programTVNZ Rural Delivery program

2014-07      Potatoes NZ Psyllid News

2014-03-24 New Zealand: Mesh cover to fight potato pests – Global Plant Protection News

2014-02-27 Seasonal suckers, by Xanthe White, in the NZ Listener 27 Seasonal suckers, by Xanthe White, in the NZ Listener

2013-08-23 Radio New Zealand, Mesh cover highly effective at keeping pest off potatoes

2013-10-07 Mesh crop covers: effect on reducing foliar blight on potatoes? – organic-research.net

2013-04-10 Simple mesh cover could stop potato psyllid – Barts Potato Company

2013-04-09 Simple mesh cover could stop potato psyllid – Potato Pro

2013-04-09 Cover crop to combat psyllid – Rural News

2013-01-18 Fwplus – AgriHQ, Confidence is growing in crop pest nets Tim Fulton

2013-01-21 Farmers Weekly, Organic solution to TPP

2013-03-27 Central South Island Farmer – Stuff.co.nz., Mesh covers could beat TPP

2013-04-23 Rural News, Crop cover to combat psyllid?

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