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Climate change threatens Te Puke kiwifruit

Friday 15 Sep 17 10:00am


THE MOST commonly grown variety of kiwifruit around Te Puke will not be commercially viable in the area by the end of the century, say scientists.

A study into how climate change will affect production of the Hayward cultivar in the Bay of Plenty – the common bright-green kiwifruit - has just been published in the New Zealand Journal of Crop and Horticultural Science.

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