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“Aged wine” may have an alternative meaning in future, as researchers learn more about how individuals process and perceive aromas while tasting wines.
Large areas of North Canterbury and South Marlborough – affected by the 2016 Kaikoura Earthquakes – offer wide potential for horticulture.
New Zealand olive yields can be more than doubled by using fruit tree management techniques instead of more traditional methods.
Plant & Food Research’s Vaughn Bell has seen a lot of mealybugs in his time, but even he was stunned to see photos of infestations in Marlborough this past vintage.
One aspect of the Pinot Noir Programme is taking a reductionist approach to conduct research on individual berries and is set to make scientific history.
With funding of $10.3 million, the five-year Pinot Noir research programme is already breaking ground in terms of knowledge of this fickle grape and capricious wine.
Robotics has moved out of the talking stage and into the early doing stages, says the chief executive of Plant and Food Research, David Hughes.
Two New Zealanders were named as winners in the recent trans-Tasman 2018 Growth Awards run by agriculture multinational Syngenta.
Plant & Food Research is doing an international review to definitively determine the ways in which the organisation and New Zealand horticulture are world-class, says chief executive David Hughes.
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