The Hound, like everyone else in New Zealand, was shocked and stunned by the senseless shootings in Christchurch last month.
Two New Zealanders were named as winners in the recent trans-Tasman 2018 Growth Awards run by agriculture multinational Syngenta.
The battle against Leafroll virus and mealy bug vectors has been lucky in having one Hawke’s Bay scientist on its side. Mary Shanahan talks to that man – Vaughn Bell from Plant and Food.
AGRONOMY TRIALS and aeroplanes were among the topics aired during the Foundation for Arable Research’s South Canterbury and North Otago field day late last month.
SCIENCE AND Innovation Minister Steven Joyce says Government will invest $1.75 million to fund New Zealand-Singapore collaborative research projects on the development of food products with validated health benefits.
A TEAM OF New Zealand researchers from AgResearch and Plant & Food Research has unlocked an elaborate code to discover how coloured pigments in plants form.
NEW RESEARCH is being funded to help the potato industry fight the insect intruder - the tomato-potato psyllid.
New Zealand research scientist Dr Richard Newcomb has been appointed as the new chief scientist at Plant & Food Research, beating off candidates from 11 countries.
Two members of Plant & Food Research staff have won Fulbright New Zealand awards educational exchange with the United States.