September 13, 2017

A Tauranga kiwifruit orchardist has one less challenge on his plate this spring by using the PollenSmart artificial pollination machine for the second consecutive season.

Derek Griffin grows 2ha of gold and 2ha of green kiwifruit at Tauriko, near Tau...

August 14, 2017

New Zealand horticultural icon T&G (originally Turners and Growers) has completed an on-orchard pollination trial using the PollenSmart artificial pollinator, with exciting results.
The PollenSmart, designed and engineered by Whakatane agricultural e...

June 6, 2017

When Cook saw the PollenSmart artificial pollinator advertised in early 2016, and purchased a unit from the first factory run in spring that year, he was hopeful the unit would allow him the flexibility required to reach perfect pollination.

June 1, 2017

An exciting period of growth has led to the Wrangler team extending their exhibition space to a massive triple site – 33mx18m and located at G33, 35 and 37 - adjacent to the newly located Lifestyle Pavilion at Gate 2.

June 20, 2016

The artificial pollinator is the brainchild of orchardist David Horwood of Kutarere near Opotiki, who was unsatisfied by other methods of pollination. The concept and production has been done by managing director of The Wrangler Wilco Klein-Ovink. &...

“Multiple passes of light rate pollen application achieved the same results as perfect pollination for challenged orchards.  One pass achieved perfect pollination on an orchard with excessive bee activity and overabundance of male flowers.  In all tr...

May 24, 2016

Pollination quality is directly linked to fruit size and quality and increasing fruit weight by just one gram could raise orchard gate returns by $800 for green Hayward kiwifruit and almost double for the gold G3 according to Zespri. “By boosting pol...

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