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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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Innovation vital to success of horticulture

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Innovation vital to success of horticulture

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Innovation vital to success of horticulture 14 July 2017 Innovation will be key to the on-going success of the horticulture industry, says Dr Bruce Campbell, recipient of the 2017 Horticulture New Zealand Industry Service Award. Dr Campbell, Chief Operating Officer of Plant […]

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Innovation vital to success of horticulture: Plant & Food Research

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Innovation vital to success of horticulture: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Innovation vital to success of horticulture: Plant & Food Research 14 July 2017 Innovation will be key to the on-going success of the horticulture industry, says Dr Bruce Campbell, recipient of the 2017 Horticulture New Zealand Industry Service Award. Dr Campbell, Chief Operating […]

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Industry crowns a bee king’s career: Plant & Food Research

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Industry crowns a bee king’s career: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Industry crowns a bee king’s career: Plant & Food Research 13 July 2017 While queen bees rule in the hive, the latest apiculture industry award has gone to one of the kings of the bee world. Dr Barry Donovan was awarded the Peter […]

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Pollination technique could significantly boost macadamia yield

By   /  July 4, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Pollination technique could significantly boost macadamia yield

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Pollination technique could significantly boost macadamia yield 4 July 2017 Improving macadamia tree yields by more than 50 per cent could be achieved by alternating varieties in rows and increasing pollinators, new research suggests. For the study researchers conducted a trial in […]

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Pollination technique could significantly boost macadamia yield: Plant & Food Research

By   /  July 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Pollination technique could significantly boost macadamia yield: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Pollination technique could significantly boost macadamia yield: Plant & Food Research 4 July 2017 Improving macadamia tree yields by more than 50 per cent could be achieved by alternating varieties in rows and increasing pollinators, new research suggests. For the study researchers conducted […]

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Pollination technique could significantly boost macadamia yield, research shows: Plant & Food Research

By   /  July 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Pollination technique could significantly boost macadamia yield, research shows: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Pollination technique could significantly boost macadamia yield, research shows: Plant & Food Research 4 July 2017 Improving macadamia tree yields by more than 50 per cent could be achieved by alternating varieties in rows and increasing pollinators, new research suggests. For the study-funded […]

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25 years of science working for New Zealand: Plant & Food Research

By   /  July 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on 25 years of science working for New Zealand: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: 25 years of science working for New Zealand: Plant & Food Research 3 July 2017 Twenty-five years ago – on 1 July 1992 – the Government re-shaped the nation’s science research organisations into ten Crown Research Institutes. The milestone of 25 years will […]

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Kiwifruit estimated to generate 6.14 billion by 2030

By   /  June 28, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Kiwifruit estimated to generate 6.14 billion by 2030

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Kiwifruit estimated to generate 6.14 billion by 2030 28 June 2017 The joint Plant & Food Research – Zespri kiwifruit breeding programme will support a $3.5 billion increase in New Zealand’s GDP by 2030 and the creation of 29,000 jobs, according to […]

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Kiwifruit estimated to generate 6.14 billion by 2030: Plant & Food Research

By   /  June 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Kiwifruit estimated to generate 6.14 billion by 2030: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Kiwifruit estimated to generate 6.14 billion by 2030: Plant & Food Research 28 June 2017 The joint Plant & Food Research – Zespri kiwifruit breeding programme will support a $3.5 billion increase in New Zealand’s GDP by 2030 and the creation of 29,000 […]

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New funding takes the fight to myrtle rust: Plant & Food Research

By   /  June 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on New funding takes the fight to myrtle rust: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: New funding takes the fight to myrtle rust: Plant & Food Research 20 June 2017 Plant & Food Research and Scion have been successful in the latest round of MBIE’s Catalyst Strategic Fund with a project addressing the threat of myrtle rust to […]

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Cracking manukas genetic code to mitigate myrtle rust

By   /  June 13, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Cracking manukas genetic code to mitigate myrtle rust

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Cracking manukas genetic code to mitigate myrtle rust 13 June 2017 A nationwide science project that sequenced the mānuka genome and is now exploring its genetic diversity may be instrumental in protecting the indigenous plant from the fungal disease myrtle rust. Using […]

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