Soil bacteria, Vision Mātauranga, biosecurity investments and more . . .
Month: July 2020
Opportunities, media and new scientific papers in the myrtle rust and kauri dieback spaces.
By Better Border Biosecurity. Five new projects will be fully funded and one partially funded by B3 following a competitive process that involved identifying key gaps in its research agenda. The robust process to identify projects began in October 2019, at which time B3 science partners submitted their ideas. Reviews by the B3 Science Advisory […]
The Rauika Māngai are a group of Māori representatives from across all eleven National Science Challenges, who recently put their combined wisdom and advice into one, freely accessible guide. A Guide To Vision Mātauranga: Lessons from Māori voices in the New Zealand science sector is the result of a two-day Vision Mātauranga Leadership Hui, held […]
Lead author Syrie Hermans (University of Auckland) says soil quality is the ability of soil to function as a part of the wider ecosystem: maintaining the quality of air and water while supporting plant and animal productivity. Agricultural and pastoral ecosystems need high quality soils to be sustainable, and those soils are maintained by resident […]
Preliminary myrtle rust results, lockdown science, PhD research on soil microbiota and much more . . .