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

Published 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

Published 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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Cracking manuka’s genetic code to mitigate myrtle rust: Plant & Food Research

Published By   /  June 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Cracking manuka’s genetic code to mitigate myrtle rust: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Cracking manuka’s genetic code to mitigate myrtle rust: Plant & Food Research 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 […]

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Fast-tracking health products

Published By   /  May 26, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Fast-tracking health products

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Fast-tracking health products 26 May 2017 A new collaboration between Anagenix and Plant & Food Research will see health and wellness products based on New Zealand science fast-tracked to the international market. The Innovation Cell is a new co-investment business model whereby […]

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New Zealand horticulture now worth $8.7 billion: Plant & Food Research

Published By   /  May 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on New Zealand horticulture now worth $8.7 billion: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: New Zealand horticulture now worth $8.7 billion: Plant & Food Research 26 May 2017 Produce from the New Zealand horticulture industry is worth $8.7 billion a year, including more than $5 billion of exports, a new record high. According to the new issue […]

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New seafood research centre opens: Plant & Food Research

Published By   /  May 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on New seafood research centre opens: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: New seafood research centre opens: Plant & Food Research 22 May 2017 Hon Dr Nick Smith, MP for Nelson, officially opened the new Nelson Research Centre for Plant & Food Research on Friday 19 May 2017. The new facility will provide office and […]

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Throwing ants off the scent: Plant & Food Research

Published By   /  May 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Throwing ants off the scent: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Throwing ants off the scent: Plant & Food Research 12 May 2017 Scientists at Plant & Food Research, B3 (Better Border Biosecurity) and the University of Auckland have been researching Argentine ants to determine how odour and physical cues help them to forage […]

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Breeding blue cod brings new possibilities: Plant & Food Research

Published By   /  May 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Breeding blue cod brings new possibilities: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Breeding blue cod brings new possibilities: Plant & Food Research 4 May 2017 Scientists have managed to successfully breed blue cod for the first time, a milestone that will support the development of a new aquaculture industry for New Zealand. In association with […]

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Giving fish oil the laser treatment

Published By   /  April 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Giving fish oil the laser treatment

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Giving fish oil the laser treatment 21 April 2017 Scientists at Plant & Food Research and the University of Otago have laid the foundation for a new quality control method for testing omega-3 and other health-enhancing polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) in soft […]

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Competition focuses male wasps mating mind

Published By   /  April 18, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Competition focuses male wasps mating mind

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Competition focuses male wasps mating mind 18 April 2017 Scientists at Plant & Food Research, B3 (Better Border Biosecurity), Scion and the University of Auckland have been studying the ‘bedroom’ behaviour of the parasitoid wasp Cotesia urabae to better understand the insects’ […]

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Cleverness comes at a cost: the plight of the brainy bumble bee

Published By   /  March 30, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Cleverness comes at a cost: the plight of the brainy bumble bee

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Cleverness comes at a cost: the plight of the brainy bumble bee 30 March 2017 Being smart does not necessarily mean you are bringing home the most bacon, if you are a bumble bee at least. Scientists at Plant & Food Research, […]

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Cleverness comes at a cost: the plight of the brainy bumble bee: Plant & Food Research

Published By   /  March 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Cleverness comes at a cost: the plight of the brainy bumble bee: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Cleverness comes at a cost: the plight of the brainy bumble bee: Plant & Food Research 30 March 2017 Being smart does not necessarily mean you are bringing home the most bacon, if you are a bumble bee at least. Scientists at Plant […]

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Giving Northland students a taste of horticulture: Plant & Food Research

Published By   /  March 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Giving Northland students a taste of horticulture: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Giving Northland students a taste of horticulture: Plant & Food Research 28 March 2017 Plant & Food Research and Orangewood Ltd are helping Northland students develop their knowledge of local fruit crops through a new work experience programme, with the aim of increasing […]

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Finding more profit from fodder beet: Plant & Food Research

Published By   /  March 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Finding more profit from fodder beet: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Finding more profit from fodder beet: Plant & Food Research 20 March 2017 Poor management practices or misinformation mean farmers are failing to maximise profitability from fodder beet crops. The expansion of the dairy sector has led to increased demand for specialist forage […]

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Good for exports, health and environment: a history of apple pest management

Published By   /  March 6, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Good for exports, health and environment: a history of apple pest management

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Good for exports, health and environment: a history of apple pest management 6 March 2017 A unified, goal-driven sector with a responsiveness to market demand is credited with the development of a pest management system in New Zealand’s apple industry that is […]

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Good for exports, health and environment: a history of apple pest management: Plant & Food Research

Published By   /  March 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Good for exports, health and environment: a history of apple pest management: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Good for exports, health and environment: a history of apple pest management: Plant & Food Research 6 March 2017 A unified, goal-driven sector with a responsiveness to market demand is credited with the development of a pest management system in New Zealand’s apple […]

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Bruce Campbell honoured by Royal Society of New Zealand: Plant & Food Research

Published By   /  November 24, 2016  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Bruce Campbell honoured by Royal Society of New Zealand: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Bruce Campbell honoured by Royal Society of New Zealand: Plant & Food Research 24 November 2016 Congratulations to Dr Bruce Campbell, Chief Operating Officer of Plant & Food Research on being awarded the prestigious Thomson Medal for 2016. The Thomson Medal is awarded […]

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Breakthrough for the bees : Plant & Food Research

Published By   /  November 22, 2016  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Breakthrough for the bees : Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Breakthrough for the bees : Plant & Food Research 22 November 2016 Our small but hardy honey bees are under siege from a range of pests and diseases. However, some relief may be in sight for these important insects from a particularly dangerous […]

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Familiarity breeds versatility: Plant & Food Research

Published By   /  November 21, 2016  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Familiarity breeds versatility: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Familiarity breeds versatility: Plant & Food Research 21 November 2016 If you find yourself purchasing the same chocolate or wine at the supermarket, then your habit may have a scientific explanation.  New research co-authored by Dr Sara Jaeger from Plant & Food Research’s […]

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Fonterra wins Innovation in Food & Beverage award: Plant & Food Research

Published By   /  October 21, 2016  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Fonterra wins Innovation in Food & Beverage award: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Fonterra wins Innovation in Food & Beverage award: Plant & Food Research 21 October 2016 Fonterra has taken out the top prize for Innovation in Food & Beverage at this year’s New Zealand Innovation Awards, for its research into breast milk alternatives for […]

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