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Ian Ferguson (Plant & Food) talks Future Plants

John Kerr posted in on May 18th, 2012.

To celebrate Fascination of Plants Day, Plant & Food have collated video interviews with their experts as well as their favorite plant images and facts on their website. You can watch Plant & Food Research’s Chief Scientist Ian Ferguson talks about the future of plant science below.

PODCAST: Mind your nanos – Dr Nigel Larsen

Peter Griffin posted in on September 15th, 2010.

Dr Nigel Larsen, Science Group Leader with Plant and Food R esearch, discusses what the future holds for nanotechnology and food safety. Nigel heads his group’s work on developing innovative ingredients, processes and products from research into food and bioresources chemistry, bio-extracts and biomaterials engineering. Prior to joining Plant and Food research he was a […]

TVNZ: GE weeds spread from containment glasshouse

Peter Griffin posted in on December 1st, 2009.

A piece by TVNZ on MAF’s investigation of a potential GM-trial breach on the Lincoln campus of Crown Research Institute, Plant & Food Research. An excerpt: (read in full here) “The problem is over arabidopsis thaliana, a weed for which Plant and Food – and the two state science companies from which it was created, […]

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