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More knowledge is urgently needed to underpin future approaches and tools to fight these plant diseases.
We’re striving to deliver a breakthrough solution that will control or eradicate at least one pest from mainland Aotearoa.
Our approach blends Mātauranga Māori (Māori knowledge) with modern research methods.
We’re working to remove or mitigate known priority threats, and improve the prediction of threats emerging globally.
Preliminary myrtle rust results, lockdown science, PhD research on soil microbiota and much more . . .
Alexa Byers writes about her PhD research into kauri dieback and soil microbiota
Hoa Nguyen had to improvise to save part of her PhD during lockdown,
Helping New Zealanders protect our precious environment
Contributing to world class biosecurity
Creating a resilient, thriving environment