Are you aware of how to set up a footwear disinfestation station in the field to ensure correct flow through the cleaning and disinfestation steps, to avoid ground walked on prior to disinfestation?

Check out our updated Footwear and Small Hand Tool Disinfestation protocol here with a useful flowchart to help guide you.

Importantly, don’t forget, effective disinfestation of footwear against a range of endemic grape phylloxera strains takes a full 60 seconds in 2% sodium hypochlorite. Shortcutting this process only leaves your vines at risk.