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New Zealand Prime Minister recognises science that saved kiwifruit

By   /  February 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Business, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Prime Minister recognises science that saved kiwifruit

Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: New Zealand Prime Minister recognises science that saved kiwifruit 13 February 2018 Plant & Food Research is proud to be the recipient of this year’s Prime Minister’s Science Prize for its rapid response to the vine-killing kiwifruit disease Psa. In November 2010, Psa (Pseudomonas syringae […]

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New Zealand and India building stronger horticultural relationships

By   /  February 2, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on New Zealand and India building stronger horticultural relationships

Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: New Zealand and India building stronger horticultural relationships 2 February 2018 A new partnership has been announced between New Zealand and the State of Himachal Pradesh under the Himachal Pradesh Horticultural Development Project which targets smallholder farmers in northern India.  The Himachal Pradesh Horticultural Development […]

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New CEO announced for Plant & Food Research

By   /  December 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on New CEO announced for Plant & Food Research

Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: New CEO announced for Plant & Food Research 20 December 2017 Plant & Food Research is pleased to announce the appointment of David Hughes as its new Chief Executive Officer. David is currently Group General Manager Commercial at Plant & Food Research and he will […]

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New CEO announced for Plant & Food Research: Plant & Food Research

By   /  December 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on New CEO announced for Plant & Food Research: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: New CEO announced for Plant & Food Research: Plant & Food Research 20 December 2017 Plant & Food Research is pleased to announce the appointment of David Hughes as its new Chief Executive Officer. David is currently Group General Manager Commercial at Plant […]

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Renewed partnership to boost in kiwifruit

By   /  December 1, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Renewed partnership to boost in kiwifruit

Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Renewed partnership to boost in kiwifruit 30 November 2017 Zespri welcomes the announcement by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment today that it will support a renewed partnership with Zespri to develop new kiwifruit products and breeding technologies. Under the partnership, MBIE will invest […]

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Climate model gets the measure of myrtle rust

By   /  November 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Climate model gets the measure of myrtle rust

Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Climate model gets the measure of myrtle rust 20 November 2017 Myrtle rust never sleeps and, for a while it seems, neither did Plant & Food Research scientist Dr Rob Beresford, who spent the month of June poring through research articles, crunching data and creating […]

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Liverworts would rather be red than dead

By   /  November 6, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Liverworts would rather be red than dead

Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Liverworts would rather be red than dead 6 November 2017 A Plant & Food Research project into the unique way liverworts shield themselves from extreme environments has been awarded funding for ongoing research in the latest round of Marsden Awards. Liverworts, simple plants named for […]

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New programme promotes profitability and sustainability

By   /  October 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on New programme promotes profitability and sustainability

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: New programme promotes profitability and sustainability 20 October 2017 Improving environmental, economic and social outcomes are at the heart of an expansive new sustainability science programme from Plant & Food Research. The Sustainable Agro-Ecosystems programme (SAE) is an initiative that prioritises scientific […]

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New programme promotes profitability and sustainability: Plant & Food Research

By   /  October 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on New programme promotes profitability and sustainability: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: New programme promotes profitability and sustainability: Plant & Food Research 20 October 2017 Improving environmental, economic and social outcomes are at the heart of an expansive new sustainability science programme from Plant & Food Research. The Sustainable Agro-Ecosystems programme (SAE) is an initiative […]

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Success with sandwiches- the bark beetle breeding story

By   /  October 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Success with sandwiches- the bark beetle breeding story

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Success with sandwiches- the bark beetle breeding story 20 October 2017 The key to controlling the pine bark beetle, which continues to devastate thousands of hectares of conifer forests in the Northern Hemisphere, may have been found in a laboratory in Auckland. […]

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Success with sandwiches – the bark beetle breeding story : Plant & Food Research

By   /  October 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Success with sandwiches – the bark beetle breeding story : Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Success with sandwiches – the bark beetle breeding story : Plant & Food Research 20 October 2017 The key to controlling the pine bark beetle, which continues to devastate thousands of hectares of conifer forests in the Northern Hemisphere, may have been found […]

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More science added to 5+ A Day : Plant & Food Research

By   /  October 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on More science added to 5+ A Day : Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: More science added to 5+ A Day : Plant & Food Research 4 October 2017 Food scientist Dr Carolyn Lister has been appointed a trustee on the board of the 5+ A Day Charitable Trust. The Trust’s general manager, Paula Dudley, says Dr […]

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Funding to breed full colour blueberries: Plant & Food Research

By   /  September 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Funding to breed full colour blueberries: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Funding to breed full colour blueberries: Plant & Food Research 27 September 2017 Consumers in the future might be eating a completely new type of blueberry with healthy, colourful flesh, thanks to New Zealand government funding. Through the MBIE Endeavour Fund, Plant & […]

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New tools could secure the future of seafood : Plant & Food Research

By   /  September 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on New tools could secure the future of seafood : Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: New tools could secure the future of seafood : Plant & Food Research 27 September 2017 The fishing industry and global fisheries managers need to get on board with the power of genomics to secure the future of seafood, say scientists. A new […]

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Manuka joins the battle to protect waterways: Plant & Food Research

By   /  September 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Manuka joins the battle to protect waterways: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Manuka joins the battle to protect waterways: Plant & Food Research 15 September 2017 New research indicates planting mānuka could reduce the impacts of farming on waterways, as well giving farmers an additional income stream. In addition to the fertiliser applied to support […]

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Plant & Food Research licenses blueberry varieties to T&G: Plant & Food Research

By   /  September 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Plant & Food Research licenses blueberry varieties to T&G: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Plant & Food Research licenses blueberry varieties to T&G: Plant & Food Research 1 September 2017 Plant & Food Research has signed an exclusive licensing agreement with T&G Global for a suite of 16 proprietary blueberry varieties in Australia. The agreement represents one […]

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Plant & Food Research CEO steps down : Plant & Food Research

By   /  August 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Plant & Food Research CEO steps down : Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Plant & Food Research CEO steps down : Plant & Food Research 24 August 2017 Plant & Food Research CEO Peter Landon-Lane has announced that he will step down in 2018 after nine years leading the Crown Research Institute. Chairman Michael Ahie said […]

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Avocados could be good for guts: Plant & Food Research

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Avocados could be good for guts: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Avocados could be good for guts: Plant & Food Research 21 August 2017 New research shows avocados may be good for gut health, which would be another previously unknNew research shows avocados may be good for gut health, which would be another previously […]

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Apples delivered with a side of biodiversity

By   /  August 10, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Apples delivered with a side of biodiversity

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Apples delivered with a side of biodiversity 10 August 2017 Most people might assume organic growing methods are better for biodiversity, but a new study by Plant & Food Research scientists shows a different approach can work just as well. Dr Louise […]

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Apples delivered with a side of biodiversity: Plant & Food Research

By   /  August 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Apples delivered with a side of biodiversity: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Apples delivered with a side of biodiversity: Plant & Food Research 10 August 2017 Most people might assume organic growing methods are better for biodiversity, but a new study by Plant & Food Research scientists shows a different approach can work just as […]

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