Most New Zealand vineyards are planted with vines grafted onto phylloxera-resistant rootstocks. This video clip shows workers at Riversun nursery in Gisborne grafting a piece of fruit-bearing vine (the scion) onto a piece of vine that will produce roots (the rootstock). Riversun is the country’s leading supplier of certified grafted vines, and in 2008 was the only nursery with the facilities to import new grape varieties.
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.