Basic Notes – Why this booklet was written


"Green Guide" introduction The Basic Notes booklet is available at no cost to members here (scroll to bottom of page and click on "Older crop guides can be viewed here") When we bought our piece of land we had ideas of growing something. But what? We read and researched and couldn't believe the numbers of books and other resources often needed just to find some basic information. So here is a collection of basic facts on more than 65 crops that will grow in New Zealand. This book does not replace the Fact Sheets already published by NZTCA but is more [...]

Basic Notes – Why this booklet was written2013-05-15T02:23:05+12:00

Publish or Perish!


Concerning NZTCA - Publish or Perish! Guest editorial by founding member, the late J. Doug Davies. Thirty-one years on, there are several issues of concern to myself as an original founder of NZTCA. There have been a number of changes that, in my view, have had serious consequences for the establishment of tree crop industries in New Zealand: Our conferences have long been the ‘flagship’ of NZTCA. We must restore the courtesy to invited speakers of publishing all papers, including abridged summaries of past conferences, and offer this information to all members. Otherwise we risk remaining a second-rate organisation with few [...]

Publish or Perish!2013-04-10T08:33:06+12:00
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