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Motivation to adhere to exercise may be improved by consumption of New Zealand blackcurrants

Research Update: Motivation to adhere to exercise may be improved by consumption of New Zealand blackcurrants

22 August 2019

Scientists assess the effects of polyphenolic-rich New Zealand blackcurrant juice consumption one hour prior to exercise

 
Evaluating the potential for genomic selection in interspecific pear

Research Update: Evaluating the potential for genomic selection in interspecific pear

19 August 2019

Study looks at marker-trait associations and genomic predictions in interspecific pear

 
Pre-fermentative supplementation of fatty acids alters the metabolic activity of wine yeasts

Research Update: Pre-fermentative supplementation of fatty acids alters the metabolic activity of wine yeasts

15 August 2019

Study looks at the effects of pre-fermentative supplementation of fatty acids on commonly-used wine yeast strains during Sauvignon Blanc fermentation

 
Exploring the dynamics of soil water repellency (SWR)

Research Update: Exploring the dynamics of soil water repellency (SWR)

12 August 2019

Study identifies key enzymes

 
Plant & Food Research and Compac collaboration honoured at Kiwinet Awards

Release: Plant & Food Research and Compac collaboration honoured at Kiwinet Awards

9 August 2019

A collaboration between Plant & Food Research and Compac, part of TOMRA Food, has won the PwC Commercial Impact Award at the 2019 KiwiNet Awards for the development of world-leading fruit grading and sorting technologies – Compac’s Spectrim™ and Ins

 
Exploring the pathology of zebra chip disease

Research Update: Exploring the pathology of zebra chip disease

9 August 2019

Study purifies protein from disease-causing bacteria Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum

 
Double awards for Senior Scientist Dr Philip Elmer

Release: Double awards for Senior Scientist Dr Philip Elmer

7 August 2019

Dr Philip Elmer has received two awards for services to industry – the Sir Brian Elwood Trophy and the AGMARDT Technology Transfer Award

 
Motivation to adhere to exercise may be improved by consumption of New Zealand blackcurrants

Release: Motivation to adhere to exercise may be improved by consumption of New Zealand blackcurrants

7 August 2019

Scientists at Plant & Food Research have found that juice from New Zealand blackcurrants consumed prior to exercising could increase motivation to adhere to exercise.

 
Identification of kiwifruit sex determining genes validates plant evolutionary theory

Release: Identification of kiwifruit sex determining genes validates plant evolutionary theory

6 August 2019

An international research team has discovered a sex determining gene in kiwifruit that could potentially lead to the breeding of hermaphrodite varieties

 
Cultivating high value fungi in future tree orchards

Research Update: Cultivating high value fungi in future tree orchards

31 July 2019

Study assesses feasibility of controlled fungi-plant symbiosis

 
Operation Pollinator project gets underway in New Zealand

Release: Operation Pollinator project gets underway in New Zealand

5 July 2019

The project titled Operation Pollinator – which aims to enhance biodiversity to increase the effectiveness of pollinators on commercial farms – is launching in New Zealand with a partnership between Syngenta and Plant & Food Research.

 
How much sugar is really in our food?

Release: How much sugar is really in our food?

4 July 2019

New data on free and added sugars is included in the latest release of the New Zealand Food Composition Database (NZFCD), jointly released by Plant & Food Research and the Ministry of Health.

 
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