Research Updates

Flexibility of the DAD2 receptor protein allows binding to signalling proteins

Flexibility of the DAD2 receptor protein allows binding to signalling proteins

24 February 2020

Study looks at petunia strigolactone (SL) receptor DAD2

 
Transforming land use – opportunities and challenges

Transforming land use – opportunities and challenges

19 February 2020

Study explores decision-making around land use decisions in the Central Plains Water Scheme region

 
Could moths be important pollinators in New Zealand’s subantarctic islands?

Could moths be important pollinators in New Zealand’s subantarctic islands?

14 February 2020

Scientists look at contribution of moths to pollination on Enderby Island

 
Could “The Nazgûl” deter brown marmorated stink bugs (BMSB)?

Could “The Nazgûl” deter brown marmorated stink bugs (BMSB)?

11 February 2020

Scientists develop a novel trap for BSMB

 
Could supplementary feeding impact honey bee health?

Could supplementary feeding impact honey bee health?

5 February 2020

Study finds that supplementary sugar feeding alters the bacterial composition in the digestive tract of adult honey bees

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

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

 
Does carbon starvation limit anthocyanin accumulation in fruit?

Does carbon starvation limit anthocyanin accumulation in fruit?

17 January 2020

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

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

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

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

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

 
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