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Italy: Kiwi vine decline raises alarm in Piedmont

Kiwi vine decline has affected over 250 hectares in the Pinerolo-Cavour area and in the fruit-producing region between Alice Castello and Borgo d'Ale. This was reported by Coldiretti Piemonte, which is asking the Regional authority to intervene as the issue is becoming rather worrying, given that the area produces over 100 thousand tons of kiwis a year. 

"I believe samples must be taken and analysed to contain the phenomenon. This would be also useful to identify plant material resistant to the disease," explains Enrico Allasia, President of Confagricoltura Piemonte.

Source: www.ansa.it

Publication date: 9/11/2017


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