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Thursday, 04 August 2016 14:40

Maori bringing capital, talent to horticulture

Horticulture can expect to see more talent and capital in the industry with Maori, says Plant and Food chief executive officer Peter Landon-Lane.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 15 September 2015 16:00

The traffic light fruit which has wooed the world

When Chinese gooseberries were introduced into New Zealand in 1904 they were a novelty crop. Today kiwifruit is a billion-dollar export earner – and still rising, due, in part, to the work of plant breeders such as Dr Bryan Parkes.

Published in General News

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