Issue 73 front cover

Issue 73 rear cover

TreeCropper Issue 73 March 2013
Front Cover:
Crab apples can have high levels of phenolic compounds — the goodies our body needs to fight diseases.
See story on page 6.
Photograph taken at Guthrie Smith Arboretum at Tutira during the 2011 Hawkes Bay post-conference tour.
  1Editor’s opinionSheryn Clothier
  2President’s reportMurray Redpath
  3Your letters
  4Pips and pieces
  6Apple research reviewMark Christensen, Central Districts Branch
10Central Tree Crops Research Trust – Annual Report to TrusteesMark Christensen, Central Districts Branch and CTCRT Research Director
12CitrusDave Harris’s presentation reviewed by Ted Newton
Spiced Quince
Green Figs
Joan Stewart, Franklin Branch
Eric Cairnes, Wellington-Horowhenua Branch
20Conference 2013 update…longest apple peel, Apple Party Friday… Accommodation
22MC Matters
23Calcium in soil and treesSjef Lamers, B For Sc, Dip HLS, of Sustainable Nutrition, and NZTCA Nelson Branch
24Obituary — Maurice Denton
26Apples at TreedimensionsDieter Proebst, Nelson Branch
32Members’ Fruit Driller Caterpillar survey pleaGordon Lees, Chairman, NZTCA Research
33Book reviews
Back to the Land
Field Guide to NZ Native Trees
34Index of Treecropper 65-72 articlesGail Newcomb, Bay of Plenty Branch
39Websites to visit
40Membership form, NZTCA Committee contacts
Back cover:
Seed of the Painted Mountain Corn received by Central Tree Crops Research Trust from the United States.

Insert — Mark Christensen of Central Tree Crops Research Trust and Sharon Duff from the Whanganui Regional Primary Health Organisation (their main partner for local and regional distributions), sorting out beans for distribution to the local Taranaki public (through GP’s) and Christchurch residents.
See Story page 10