What is the benchmarking project?

For several years now NZWIG has been gathering data from orchards as part of a benchmarking project. The idea is that if we sample enough trees from enough orchards we will get a sense of what performance to expect of trees: growth rate, blight incidence, crop yield. And we can begin to relate performance of trees to different management and conditions.

Graeme

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About Graeme N

Graeme is a social complexity researcher at the Institute of Environmental Science and Research (a NZ government research organisation). He and his wife also own and operate a walnut orchard near Lincoln in Canterbury, NZ.
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