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TreeCropper Issue 77 March 2014
Front Cover: 
Photo by John Cowan — Winning photograph of the 2013 NZTCA Conference’s photographic competition.
The face is of one-year-old grandson Joseph…
  1Editor’s opinionSheryn Clothier
  2President’s reportMurray Redpath
  3Your letters
  6Pips and pieces
  8Lucuma TreePouteria Iucuma
Kathrina Muller
John Dean
  9Blue HoneysuckleLonicera caeuleaKathrina Muller
10Kati Kaiway – community fruit tree plantingElizabeth Rae
12Sheep HurdlesJohn Fergusson
13Bioinformatics and Genomic workshop
14Brix – as an indicator of produce qualityDavid Whyte
17David Whyte profile
Fermented feijoa drink
18SugarGail Newcomb (Ain’t she sweet…)
20Conference 2014 Registration
22HempHarry Cording
25Pruning techniquesEmily Jasmine
26Crop production cycleSjef Lamers
29Ume—shu (Japanese plum wine)Neville Chun
31Making mycorrhizal inoculum
33Cracking clay soilsMike and Sue Davies
34In praise of natural mutantsRobert Mann
36Index of previous articles
39Introducing Queen Elizabeth II Trust – covenanting?
Membership form, NZTCA Committee contacts
Back cover:
Orchardists have been complaining to me this season, even more than normal, about
bird damage. Overleaf are some of the more permanent structures and scarers I have
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