Recent myrtle rust developments, updates from Integrated Surveillance and more…
Month: January 2021
The first known case of a mature tree dying due to myrtle rust has been observed on the East Cape.
Warmer winters means myrtle rust is more active over the winter months, leading to an increased threat for Myrtaceae species.
Master’s student Hone Ropata is researching how myrtle rust could impact aka (vine) species, while working as a part of the Plant & Food Research team. We had a chat to learn more about his mahi.
After a year of interruptions by COVID-19 lockdowns, researchers from the Beyond Myrtle Rust Programme are embarking on the first fieldwork season of 2021.
Work is underway to develop an integrated surveillance system for both myrtle rust and kauri dieback.
Data from around the world will help to protect Aotearoa’s borders from further invasions.
Dr Fabien Medvecky is working with the Ngā Rākau Taketake – Mobilising for Action team. We sat down to have a chat about his work.
The Eco-index team are looking for a Data Infrastructure Engineer. Closes 28 February 2021.
Waikato Regional Council has teamed up with Weta Workshop to create a striking illustration of how big the kauri root zone is.
Daniel Patrick appointed as Director of the BioHeritage Challenge We are delighted to announce our appointment of Daniel Patrick to the role of Director. Daniel will start on 14 December 2020, taking over from Andrea Byrom, who has been in the role since 2015. Daniel will lead alongside Melanie Mark-Shadbolt, the Challenge’s Kaihautū Ngātahi. Since […]