Kōrero: Kiwifruit

Shelter belts

Shelter belts

Kiwifruit need shelter in spring, when the young stems are actively growing, and in autumn, when the berries are swelling. Belts of fast-growing poplar and willow line the boundaries of older kiwifruit orchards (top). Modern growers are more likely to use plastic or polythene netting (bottom).

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Natural Sciences Image Library of New Zealand
Reference: Ho4746Rbt (top); Ho4723Rbt (bottom)
Photographs by Dick Roberts

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Hugh Campbell and Julia Haggerty, 'Kiwifruit - Growing kiwifruit', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/17726/shelter-belts (accessed 16 August 2022)

He kōrero nā Hugh Campbell and Julia Haggerty, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008