Research Updates

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

 
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

 
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

 
Science with taonga species

Science with taonga species

17 December 2019

Lessons learned from research with mānuka

 
From neighbours to good friends

From neighbours to good friends

16 December 2019

Assessing the behavioural traits in sympatric fish in New Zealand’s inshore and estuarine environments

 
Stepping up the battle against the brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB)

Stepping up the battle against the brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB)

12 December 2019

Novel trap catches up to 15 times more adult BMSB than existing trap

 
Householders back the use of organically-accepted insect control

Householders back the use of organically-accepted insect control

10 December 2019

Survey finds almost 100% support for Sterile Insect Technique (SIT)

 
Artificial light modifies plant growth and defence response

Artificial light modifies plant growth and defence response

6 December 2019

Study compares growth and defence responses in plants grown under artificial and natural light

 
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