The Dutch Nursery Stock and Perennials Association (LTO) consists of six cultivation groups:
- Woodland plants and shrubs;
- Roses and rose rootstocks;
- Fruit crops;
- Avenue and park trees;
- Ornamental crops;
The cultivation group young woodland plants and hedges represents the interests of woodland- and hedge growers within the Netherlands. Most of the growers are situated in Zundert. Starting material for this cultivation is seed or cuttings,
Points of attention of this cultivation group:
- Availability of good and pure starting material. Availability of seeds of autochthonous and native starting material gets special attention.
- Maintainance of buffer zones for fire blight.
- Maintainance of quality and reliability of the Dutch products
- Policy of minerals, Framework Water and the policy of crop protection products.
Chairman: Bart Faassen Telephone: +31-77-3737000
Secretary: Gerrit Peeters Telephone: +31-6-29520265