Photo - full bunches of bananas on tree

Conference 2009 - Photograph of Kapiti Coast by Grant Baxter of Ocean Retreat homestay

TreeCropper Issue 57 – March 2009
Front cover:

A banana plant growing in an unheated
  1Editor’s opinionSheryn Clothier
  2Message from the PresidentMurray Redpath
  3Letters to the editor – Politics unavoidable, needless instrumentation, pine nut cracker?
  4Conference 2009Kapiti Coast
  7Walnut blightNick Nelson Parker
  9BananasRoger and Janet Bodle, Sheryn Clothier
14Persimmonsincredible edibles
17Timber for toolsWendy Evans
18Olives – first harvestSonja Matla
20BiocharRaewyn Johnston, Sheryn Clothier
22HortResearch reformSheryn Clothier
21Chestnut – nut rotSheryn Clothier
24Hazelnut researchMaurice Deton & Jim Hammonds
25Filbert worm (hazelnut)Watch out for this pest
26Big pine conesSheryn Clothier
28Eucalypts for postEric Cairnes
30Hazelnut harvestersPeter Syms, Maurice Denton
34Vanilla in NZSheryn Clothier
36Natives for beesTree list, and varroa hint
37Book reviewsContinuous Cover Forestry
38Pips and piecesOlive trees, Event signs, GT mags, NZTCA books
39Upcoming EventsNZTCA Conference and more
40Membership application
Inside back coverSuppliers’ indexplan and order for winter planting
Back cover: Conference 2009 notice: Register before 15 March 2009!
Photograph by Grant Baxter of Ocean Retreat homestay.