Lincoln

Postal Address

Private Bag 4704
Christchurch Mail Centre
Christchurch 8140

Physical Address

Canterbury Agriculture & Science Centre
Gerald St
Lincoln 7608
New Zealand.

Tel: +64 3 977 7340
Fax: +64 3 325 2074

Lincoln

 

Our Lincoln site, 20km SW of Christchurch, is part of the Canterbury Agricultural and Science Centre and Plant & Food Research’s second largest. The site features an extensive research farm that used for a diversity of trials including developing sustainable production systems, new bioprotection technologies and to breed elite cultivars.

Key Facts

  • ~180 staff
  • Extensive laboratory and glasshouse facilities
  • Extensive farm and seed storage buildings
  • Purpose designed insect rearing rooms and quarantine facilities
  • Food laboratories
  • 160 ha of cropping land


Local Research Collaborations include:

  • Bioprotection Research Centre (CoRE)


Areas of research include:

  • Breeding Science
  • Breeding Technologies
  • Plant Genomics
  • Biosecurity
  • Bioprotection Technologies
  • Plant Pathology & Mycology
  • Applied Entomology
  • Biological Chemistry & Bioactives
  • Bioresources Engineering & Chemistry
  • Food & Nutrition
  • Food Solutions
  • Crop & Fruit Production Systems
  • Soil, Water & Environment
  • Systems Modelling
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