18 Canterbury farms affected by potato virus

Author
Newstalk ZB Staff,
Section
Christchurch,
Publish Date
Thursday, 11 October 2018, 5:31p.m.
Two farms were affected last month. (Photo / File)
Two farms were affected last month. (Photo / File)

The scale of the Potato Mop-Top Virus problem has widened.

Eighteen Canterbury farms are now on the suspect list, after the virus was first found on two properties last month.

Biosecurity New Zealand is also testing potatoes from North Island growers.

 

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