Territory melon growers get early Christmas present after CGMMV cloud

By Lyndon Keane
Updated December 17 2015 - 2:24pm, first published December 15 2015 - 10:20am
MELON COMEBACK: After CGMMV crippled Katherine's watermelon industry last year, growers will be able to start producing new crops in 2016. PHOTO: Department of Primary Industry and Fisheries
MELON COMEBACK: After CGMMV crippled Katherine's watermelon industry last year, growers will be able to start producing new crops in 2016. PHOTO: Department of Primary Industry and Fisheries

EMBATTLED Katherine watermelon growers have been given an early Christmas present with the news that quarantine restrictions imposed after last year’s outbreak of cucumber green mottle mosaic virus will be lifted in early 2016.

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