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GROWING KIWI FRUIT IN AUSTRALIA & WHO IS CURRENTLY GROWING THEM WHERE

Kiwifruit Pollination Introduction The kiwifruit (Actinidia deliciosa) is a large, woody, deciduous vine native to the Yangtze Valley of China.  Also known as the ‘Chinese gooseberry’, the fruit was renamed for export and marketing reasons in the 1950s; briefly to ‘melonette’, and then by New Zealand exporters to ‘kiwifruit’.  Seeds from China were taken to […]

September 17th, 2012
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