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Massey University horticulture and food enterprise: Latest News

Churchill Fellowship for food safety manager
A Massey University manager and doctoral student, Wendy Newport-Smith, has been awarded a prestigious Churchill Fellowship to travel overseas and...
First graduates from Singapore partnership
An international collaboration in food technology education between Singapore and New Zealand has seen its first students graduate.
Pureed food company takes out Supreme Award
A company that produces texture-modified products to enhance the quality of life for people with eating difficulties has been named the Massey...
Partnership for sustainable food production
New Zealand's FoodHQ - a network of science and innovation partners, including Massey University - and Foodvalley in the Netherlands have formed a...
Intern leaves lasting impact on dairy research
An internship opportunity at Fonterra has proven to be just as valuable to Massey University science student Victoria-Jayne Reid, as it was to dairy...
Plants, the New Zealand wars and international dancing
Sarah de Bruin is your typical kid from Dargaville. She grew up on a kumara farm, represented New Zealand in highland dancing, and is now double...
Agriculture’s leading students celebrated
Massey's School of Agriculture and Environment has named its top students of the year at their annual Agriculture Awards Dinner.
Cancer, camellia and saddleback research awarded
Blight-resistant camellia, cancer prevention, migrant mental health, and preservation of the saddleback are among the diverse topics being undertaken...
Massey brings the future to National Fieldays
Massey University is living the "future of farming" theme at National Fieldays this year with robots, future foods, an artificially intelligent farm...
Stanford expert takes a glance at NZ’s freshwater
Massey University and the Ministry for the Environment hosted a world-leading freshwater expert last month to explain and explore a modelling...

Plant & Food Research: Latest News

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

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?external link

Scientists use lipid thermal fingerprints to predict long-term storage performance of oily seeds

New imaging sonar technologies for marine fisheries monitoringexternal link

Validating the use of imaging sonars with small bodied coastal fishes

An effective new method to check fish oil capsule qualityexternal link

Study finds handheld device based on laser technology is effective in evaluating fish oil capsule quality

Science with taonga speciesexternal link

Lessons learned from research with mnuka

From neighbours to good friendsexternal link

Assessing the behavioural traits in sympatric fish in New Zealands inshore and estuarine environments

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

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

Householders back the use of organically-accepted insect controlexternal link

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

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