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More science added to 5+ A Day

Release: More science added to 5+ A Day

4 October 2017

Food scientist Dr Carolyn Lister has been appointed a trustee on the board of the 5+ A Day Charitable Trust.

 
New tools could secure the future of seafood

Release: New tools could secure the future of seafood

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.

 
Funding to breed full colour blueberries

Release: Funding to breed full colour blueberries

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.

 
Successful IPO for CropLogic

News Snap: Successful IPO for CropLogic

19 September 2017

CropLogic, a company formed to commercialise a crop decision support tool developed by Plant & Food Research, has successfully undertaken an Initial Public Offering on the Australian Stock Exchange.

 
Manuka joins the battle to protect waterways

Release: Manuka joins the battle to protect waterways

15 September 2017

New research indicates planting manuka could reduce the impacts of farming on waterways, as well giving farmers an additional income stream.

 
New Catalyst projects funded

News Snap: New Catalyst projects funded

7 September 2017

Plant & Food Research has received funding for four new projects through the Catalyst Fund: Seeding.

 
Plant & Food Research licenses blueberry varieties to T&G

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

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.

 
Plant & Food Research CEO steps down

Release: Plant & Food Research CEO steps down

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.

 
Recognition for research on insect pests

News Snap: Recognition for research on insect pests

14 August 2017

Professor Max Suckling is the recipient of the 2017 New Zealand Plant Protection Society Medal, awarded at the Society’s Annual Conference held recently.  

The medal recognises those who have made an exceptional contribution to plant protection, whether through research, education, implementation or leadership.

 
Pipfruit industry recognises the brains behind apple export success

News Snap: Pipfruit industry recognises the brains behind apple export success

10 August 2017

New Zealand is a world leader in the apple export business and the industry has recognised Plant & Food Research scientist Dr Jim Walker for his outstanding contribution to that success.

 
A lifetime of potato science recognised

News Snap: A lifetime of potato science recognised

27 July 2017

Potato New Zealand has honoured the man behind many a New Zealand potato, Plant & Food Research potato breeder John Anderson, with this year’s chairman’s award for service to the industry.

 
Taking stock of manuka

News Snap: Taking stock of manuka

5 July 2017

Researchers from a range of disciplines and organisations will come together on 6-7 July in Palmerston North for a workshop on mānuka.

 
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