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Does carbon starvation limit anthocyanin accumulation in fruit?

Research Update: Does carbon starvation limit anthocyanin accumulation in fruit?

17 January 2020

Study analyses mechanism underlying carbon starvation response in red-fleshed kiwifruit

 
How do cytokinin hormones drive fruit cell expansion and growth in kiwifruit?

Research Update: How do cytokinin hormones drive fruit cell expansion and growth in kiwifruit?

17 January 2020

Study looks at whether fruit growth under restricted carbon supply is controlled by phytohormones

 
Can lipid thermal fingerprints predict the long-term storage viability of seeds?

Research Update: Can lipid thermal fingerprints predict the long-term storage viability of seeds?

24 December 2019

Scientists use lipid thermal fingerprints to predict long-term storage performance of oily seeds

 
New imaging sonar technologies for marine fisheries monitoring

Research Update: New imaging sonar technologies for marine fisheries monitoring

23 December 2019

Validating the use of imaging sonars with small bodied coastal fishes

 
An effective new method to check fish oil capsule quality

Research Update: An effective new method to check fish oil capsule quality

19 December 2019

Study finds handheld device based on laser technology is effective in evaluating fish oil capsule quality

 
Science with taonga species

Research Update: Science with taonga species

17 December 2019

Lessons learned from research with mānuka

 
European experts share BMSB tracking app success with New Zealand

Release: European experts share BMSB tracking app success with New Zealand

4 December 2019

Two European brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) experts will share the success story of a BMSB tracking mobile app and experience in trying to gain sustainable control of the invasive pest with New Zealand biosecurity experts and stakeholders working on th

 
New red kiwifruit cultivar to be released

Release: New red kiwifruit cultivar to be released

4 December 2019

Plant & Food Research is excited that a new red kiwifruit cultivar from the New Zealand kiwifruit breeding programme will now be available to Zespri growers.

 
International postharvest symposium comes to New Zealand

Release: International postharvest symposium comes to New Zealand

3 December 2019

Anyone with an interest in the postharvest treatment of fruits, vegetables and other horticultural crops needs to arrange a trip to New Zealand next November.

 
Soil and Water Scientist elected as Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering

Release: Soil and Water Scientist elected as Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering

28 November 2019

Leading Plant & Food Research soil and water scientist Dr Brent Clothier has recently been elected as an Academician in the Division of Agriculture of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) in its latest biennial election round. He is one of the 29 newl

 
A potential point-of-sale method to check fish oil capsules quality

Release: A potential point-of-sale method to check fish oil capsules quality

22 November 2019

Fish oil capsules are a popular health supplement with many health benefits, but concerns have been raised over the quality because omega-3 fatty acids are very prone to oxidation and deterioration on exposure to heat and light.

 
Dr Jay Jayaraman has been awarded a Rutherford Foundation postdoctoral fellowship for research into long-term durability of kiwifruit to the bacterial disease Psa.

Release: Dr Jay Jayaraman has been awarded a Rutherford Foundation postdoctoral fellowship for research into long-term durability of kiwifruit to the bacterial disease Psa.

14 November 2019

 
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